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1957.483 full

Object Name: suit

Artist/Maker: Donellan, Michael
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, London
Date: 1951

Accession Number: 1957.483
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • rayon
Support
 
Technique
  • woven
Description

Bright yellow-green (lime) cotton woven with small lozenge pattern (pique). Lined with white rayon crepe.

Jacket : Double breasted. Fastening with two pairs of buttons to V neck with turndown collar and revers. Pocket on hip each side of front. Padded shoulders. three quarter sleeves with turn back cuffs. Padded hips.
Skirt : Left section overlapping the right, seam open at the base. Left side fastening below waist with zip, inside corded ribbon waistband fastening with hooks and eyes.

See also see file on British Cotton Couture Exhibition 1985 in dept..

Dimensions

Type: Jacket
Height: 63.5 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Skirt
Height: 73.7
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height:
Width: 56
Depth:

Type: Hem
Height:
Width: 90.2
Depth: