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

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Canterbury Museum

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 Type

coat and waistcoat

Object number

2007.130.1

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