Dressing Up, Dressing Down

Back to item narrative

suit 1992.140

Object Name: leisure suit

Artist/Maker: South Lodge
Role in production: Design & Make
Place of Creation: Asia, Macau
Date: 1988

Accession Number: 1992.140
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • jersey

Two piece leisure suit comprising sweatshirt-cardigan and loose jersey jogging trousers. Bright salmon-pink poly cotton jersey sequinned.

Top : ribbed collarless round neckline. Full length CF opening, fastening with eleven silver metal press-studs. Long sleeves with ribbed cuffs. Shoulder pads. Side pockets. Fronts and arms decorated with applique pink satin patches in assorted geometric shapes and with grouped and scattered silver sequins and large clear plastic fascetted stones. Unlined.

Trousers : matching salmon jersey. Elasticated waistband. Side pockets with curved openings.


Type: Top
Height: 27 ins
Width: 50 ins

Type: Trousers
Width: 26