Object Name: trouser suit
Artist/Maker: Gaultier, Jean Paul
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Milan, Italy (bought in)
Accession Number: 1998.161
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
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"
Height: 81.25 cm