Montana Duck

Susan Holmes
1997

Type Costumes
Commissioned by Montana wine for their 25th Jubilee.
Title Montana Duck
Measurements Medium
Can be worn by either male or female of a medium build.
Materials.Medium Silk (textile)
Materials.Support Dye
Materials.Medium Printing Ink
Materials.Support recycled baskets and split cane.
Techniques Dyeing
Techniques Stencils (images)
Techniques Sewn.
Creator.Personal name Susan Holmes
Role Artist
Date.Creation 1997
Location.Current Repository NZDA Collection
Digital image.
Location.Current Site Private Collection
Donated to NZ Wearable Art by Montana Wines.
ID Number.NZDA Number poi_ap_suho_002
Style/Period.Period 1990's
Style/Period.Style Wearable Art
Subject Hat, folding silk wings, folding silk tail, shoulder pads, these are all white with pink to burgundy edges. Triangle patterns and linear shapes.
The costume is made from silk with supports and shaping of cane.
Subject Wearable Art Costume
was designed as an elegant garment with a duck head-piece.
Relation.part of Series of wearable art pieces done in the late 1990's
Description This glamorous costume was commissioned by Montana Wines to celebrate their 25th Jubilee. It was featured at the NZ Wearable Art show and then donated to them. It consists of large wings that fold and move, a clip-on tail, crinkled lurex trousers and a hat which features a duck beak and bead-eye. Photo by Phil Fogle.
Source Susan Holmes
Susan Holmes provided information about this work in 2000.
Source Jean Clarkson
Reseacher, image analysis and interpretation.
Rights Susan Holmes
Permission was given by the artist to present this work in the NZDA.

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