Vanessa Dress – Patricia’s Billabong


This versatile dress features a draw string waist and a relaxed comfortable fit. Perfect for throwing on and matching with a pair of sandals in summer or layering up with tights and jackets in winter.

Print: Billabong
By Patricia McTaggart Marrfurra
From Merrepen Arts

Hand printed in our studio in Leichhardt as a 6 colour print on myrtle 100% cotton jersey. Being handmade there may be some print variations, making each garment unique.

$260.00

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Treat this handmade garment with love and it will love you back! Cold gentle machine wash, drip dry in shade, warm iron. Avoid the tumble dryer and dry cleaner.

Pamela is 175cm tall and wears a size 8

Photographer: Nicole Wong
@nicolewongphoto

Patricia is a well respected weaver, painter, fabric artist and academic. She has co-authored seven books and speaks four Indigenous languages and is an authority in local culture. She is often engaged by organisations like Federal government departments and scientists from CSIRO for consultancy work. In her weaving work she uses materials gathered from merrepen palm and has devised her own secret techniques. Patricia’s language skills mean she is often called on to assist as a court translator.

select-size

Size XS, Size S, Size M, Size L, Size XL

Garment Measurements

SIZE BUST WAIST

(RELAXED)

HIP LENGTH
XS 96cm 85cm 102cm 104cm
S 102cm 90cm 106cm 104cm
M 106cm 95cm 112cm 104cm
L 112cm 100cm 116cm 104cm
XL 116cm 105cm 122cm 104cm

* Measurements are taken from the garment and may vary slightly. Measurements are taken based on average body proportions.

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