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Clothkits Suit 1975-1976 (1999.168)

Object Name: suit

Artist/Maker: Clothkits
Role in production: Make
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1975-6

Accession Number: 1999.168
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • corduroy
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

2-piece suit with full-length skirt and long tunic-top, both in emerald green cotton corduroy, printed in black with geometric designs around all edges. Top with long sleeves, round collarless neck; full length cf opening fastening with 8 small circular brown mock wood buttons; patch pockets; fully lined green acetate. Skirt, full-length with wide waistband and fully lined green acetate. Sewn at home from pre- cut and printed Clothkits fabric pieces; no labels.

Dimensions

Type: (L (skirt) : 43 in)
Height:
Width:
Depth: 43 inches

Type: (L (jacket) : 36 in)
Height:
Width:
Depth: 36