Object Name: suit
Artist/Maker: Andre Courreges, Paris
Role in production: designer
Place of Creation: Europe, France, Île-de-France, Paris
Accession Number: 1988.100
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Suit in bright yellow wool/acrylic blend with raised, textured weave. Waisted, fitted jacket with rounded turndown collar and revers; centre front fastening with large silvered metal buttons, rounded decorative tabs fasten with buttons at cuffs and centre back hem; diagonal mock pocket flaps; top-stitched seams at shoulder, side front, side back, centre back, back sleeves and all edges; rounded decorative tabs fasten with buttons at cuffs and centre back hem; tiny vent centre back with rounded edge; lined white silk. Woven label inside centre back "Courrèges, Paris".
Flared mini skirt with double top-stitched seams centre front, centre back and sides; narrow waistband with 2 stitched down round flaps centre front; centre back zip fastening; lined white silk.
Type: Length (jacket)
Height: 55 cm
Type: Length (skirt)
Type: Waist (skirt)