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1989 woman's suit (1998.161)

Object Name: trouser suit

Artist/Maker: Gaultier, Jean Paul
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Milan, Italy (bought in)
Date: 1989

Accession Number: 1998.161
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • striped
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

2-piece trouser suit in wide vertical stripes of chestnut brown and black burnished wool twill.

Jacket : DB, fastening with 2 black fabric covered buttons; baggy-style with large shoulder pads, wide stepped lapels, long sleeves with 4 black fabric covered buttons, breast pocket and flapped side pockets. CB seam; side seams with back vents; cb outer loop for hanging. Lined brown, black, lime-green striped acetate; 2 inner pockets with buttons. Woven label cb , green on black "Jean Paul Gaultier femme, 42, dry cleaning only, made in Italy".

Matching trousers : Wide waistband, double pleats either side cf, zipped front fly and button above, tapering legs to turn-ups, back loop and single button flap pocket. Faced striped acetate; woven label, green on black "Jean Paul Gaultier femme, 44, made in Italy"

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 81.25 cm
Width:
Depth: