Hand-painted silk top & skirt

This Fanny Buss top and matching skirt was purchased by John Campbell-Macdonald from a tiny shop in Parnell Village, Auckland. He had a general appreciation for hand-made objects. The Fanny Buss label was based in Christchurch.

Details

Credit: Garment loan courtesy of Marilyne Campbell-Macdonald
Designer: Sally Spence
Manufacturing location: Christchurch
Garment type: Top, skirt
Material: Silk
Features: The silk has been dyed and hand-painted. The hem of the top and the waist of the skirt are elasticated.
Colour: Pale peach
Purchase location: Parnell, Auckland
Label: Fanny Buss
Date: Circa 1980