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1915 suit (1960.168/3)

Object Name: suit & blouse

Artist/Maker: Brown Bros.
Role in production: Make (coat)
Place of Creation: Europe
Date: 1915

Accession Number: 1960.168/3
Image Copyright: ©Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • muslin
  • satin
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Coat : Grey twilled wool. Lined with cream satin. V neck, with turn-down collar, with sewn-on extension forming a tab each side, with rounded corners. Revers. Waist fastening with glass button and hook and eye. Flared skirt section at each side. Four buttons each side, over CB skirt. Long sleeves. Pocket in lining at left front waist.

Skirt : Grey twilled wool. Inside waistband of boned Petersham, fastening CF with hooks and eyes and press fasteners. Trimmed buttons at CB like coat.

Blouse : White muslin. Low V neck with turn down collar trimmed with lace insertions and border. Fastening with hook and eye at neck and waist, drawstring at wiast. Long sleeves.

Dimensions

Type: Coat
Height: 31 ins
Width:
Depth:

Type: shoulders
Height:
Width: 14
Depth:

Type: Skirt
Height: 41.5
Width:
Depth:

Type: waist
Height:
Width: 24
Depth:

Type: circumference at hem
Height:
Width: 94
Depth:

Type: Blouse
Height: 18
Width:
Depth:

Type: shoulders
Height:
Width: 15
Depth: