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1965-1967 suit (1988.100)

Object Name: suit

Artist/Maker: Andre Courreges, Paris
Role in production: designer
Place of Creation: Paris, France
Date: 1965-1967

Accession Number: 1988.100
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
Support
 
Technique
  • top-stitched
Description

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. No label.

Dimensions

Type: Length (jacket)
Height: 55 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Bust
Height:
Width: 84
Depth:

Type: Length (skirt)
Height: 44
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist (skirt)
Height:
Width: 61
Depth: