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suit 1998.160

Object Name: trouser suit

Artist/Maker: Rhodes, Zandra
Role in production: Make
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Date: 1976

Accession Number: 1998.160
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • jersey
Support
 
Technique
  • machine knitted
Description

Tunic and hareem pants in vivid pink jersey; long sleeved top, machine smocked, with satin stitch "lettuce" edging to external seams. Matching long trousers, gathered at the ankle. Worn by Janet Street-Porter (Media Celebrity) in 1976 at her wedding to Tony Elliott, when she wore a black polo-neck jumper below, and dark socks and sandals.