Object Name: suit
Artist/Maker: Pierre Cardin, Paris
Role in production: designer
Place of Creation: Europe, France, Île-de-France, Paris
Accession Number: 1986.524
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
Plain weave wool tweed, brown with green and blue. Sleeveless jacket with wide stand-up mandarin collar dipping to "v" shape centre front; opening full-length centre back with zip and clip at top; small horizontal pocket to right of centre front and a single green bakelite button centre front; decorative overstitching in brown on pocket and collar; lined turquoise acetate with a woven label by centre back zip "Pierre Cardin, Paris, designed exclusively for Miss Selfridge".
Skirt pleated onto narrow waistband with widely spaced pleats; centre back zip fastening and top clip; very small vertical pockets at sides; decoratively overstitched all round with a "v" shaped cip centre front; fully lined turquoise acetate.
Type: Length (jacket)
Height: 45 cm
Type: Length (skirt)