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Embroidered coat and waistcoat: "Pacific Crossings"; Jo Torr; 2006; 2007.130.1

Embroidered coat and waistcoat:
Name/Title
Embroidered coat and waistcoat: "Pacific Crossings"
About this object
This recently produced work by textile artist Jo Torr has the title Pacific Crossings and is in the form of an 18th century-style waistcoat and coat. It is embroidered with images that reference Sydney Parkinson’s paintings of Banks and Solander botany specimens collected on Cook’s first voyage to the Pacific in 1769.
Maker
Jo Torr
Maker Role
Designer and maker
Date Made
2006
Medium and Materials
tapa/bark cloth, cotton cloth, rayon thread, metal and plastic
Place Made
New Zealand
Measurements
108cm (L)
Credit Line
Embroidered coat and waistcoat: "Pacific Crossings", Canterbury Museum, 2007.130.1, New Zealand
Object number
2007.130.1

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