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Object Name: suit

Artist/Maker: Mosca, Bianca
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Date: 1942

Accession Number: 1957.482
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

Cotton, printed with playing cards, aces in cream, red and blue on a navy blue ground with small yellow spots.
Jacket : Blouse style, fastening CF with two pairs of buttons to V neck with revers. Small curved pocket each side of front below waist. revers and pockets both trimmed with four overlapping rectangular tabs, cut from pattern to resemble playing cards. Back of neck trimmed with two pairs of rectnagular tabs. Padded shoulders. Short sleeves. Inside belt.
Skirt : Zip at LS at top. Inside corded ribbon waistband fastening with hooks and eyes.
Harpers Bazaar, March 1946 refers to a 'pack of cards print blouse' by Bianca Mosca (p.35).

Dimensions

Type: Jacket
Height: 56 cm
Width:
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Type: Skirt
Height: 76.2
Width:
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Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 61
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 147.8
Depth: