Suit; woman's (jacket, trousers and skirt)

Production date
1965
Description
Woollen checked suit. Jacket is of a classic design, double-breasted in style with the lapel and collar. There are two jetted pockets with flaps on the front and six buttons. It is fully lined and its label reads' Reville of London'. Trousers- of the same fabric have an elasticised petersham style waist and front zip fastening. They have a tapered shape and are unlined. Skirt- of same fabric. It has a petersham style waist, left side seam zip hook and eye. The skirt is A-line and is above knee-length. It has two front and four back darts. Only the back piece is lined.
Bought in London in 1965 the short skirt seems very daring to the purchaser at the time.

Object Detail


Department
Collection
Porter- Costume Collection
Production date
1965
Production place
Associated person
Measurements
No1 Jacket-Chest 102cms Nape/hem-72cms sleeve length-58cms No2 Trousers- Waist-70cms outside leg-97cms Inside leg- 74cms No3 Skirt- Waist-75cms Hip- 110cms waist/Hem-55cms
Accession number
1996-052-049/001

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