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suit (2004.58)

Object Name: suit

Artist/Maker: Westwood, Vivienne
Role in production: designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Date: 1999

Accession Number: 2004.58
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • checked
  • velvet

2 piece suit in black and white window-pane checked wool twill; body of jacket with check cut straight/horizontal; sleeves and skirt cut on the diagonal; skirt with black velvet turn down collar and exposed circular pocket pouches; peplum; SB fastening with 4 black orb buttons; 2 separate skirts; one size 10 and one 12, one with original card swing tag; lined rayon acetate; woven labels.