Object Name: suit
Artist/Maker: Donnellan, Michael
Role in production: Designer
Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Accession Number: 1957.483
Location on Display: Gallery of Costume - GF - A Century of Fashion
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries
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.
Exhibited at a parade "Cotton in Fashion 1951" held at the Dorchester Hotel, London, during London Fashion Fortnight.
Height: 63.5 cm