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suit 1984.443

Object Name: lounge suit

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom, England
Date: 1974

Accession Number: 1984.443
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • check

Suit; 3-piece, chocolate brown wool, with lighter window-pane check. Jacket; Single breasted with two round plastic buttons. Very wide wing lapels. CB seam, side back seams, side seams, shoulder seams, darts either side CF, above pockets. Back vent to depth of 33cms. Right breast pocket, totally concealed by the lapel, two flapped side pockets, lined in nylon (the right one with inner coin pocket). Plain sleeves with double seams and three cuff-buttons. Two inner pockets. Lined beige nylon. No label. Waistcoat; Pointed front, 6 plastic buttons CF and two side pockets. Two darts either side CF. Backed beige nylon with adjuster. Trousers; Fairly flared (24" bottoms) with two small front pockets (no side or back pockets), 1 1/2" waistband with double button fastening. Nylon backed waistband. The whole suit is entirely machine made.


Type: jacket (jacket : L : 31 in)
Depth: 31 inches