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1994.135 brown suit

Object Name: suit

Artist/Maker: House of Chanel
Role in production: Maker
Place of Creation: Europe, France, Île-de-France, Paris
Date: 1981

Accession Number: 1994.135
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • silk

2-piece suit and blouse in mid brown wool tweed.
Jacket : short boxy style without collar and opening cf and fastening with 4 gilt rope buttons. Long sleeves with matching single button at cuff; crinckle wool loop fringe edging collar and fronts; side and side back seams and side front seams; long vertical side back and side front seams; pockets set into front seams; lined brown silk with gilt chain to weight at men. Labels cb "Chanel boutique, made in France, style 20025; size 42; color 15; 100% wool; dry clean only" Skirt : matching, with side and cb seams; side pockets; 7 in zip cb; and label at waist. Lined brown silk
Blouse : dark brown silk, with crepe face and satin back. Loose style with cf opening and attached tie- tapes at neck; long sleeves gathered into button cuffs; double breast pockets with double crossed c motifs.


Type: jacket (jacket : L : 24 in)
Depth: 24 inches

Type: skirt (skirt : L : 26 in)
Depth: 26