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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain, Uk (made)

  • Date:

    1964 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Quant, Mary, born 1934 (designer)
    Bally (shoes, designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool jersey

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mary Quant

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

After training in Fine Art at Goldsmith's College, Mary Quant opened her boutique Bazaar on London's King's Road in 1955. Quant promoted stylish yet affordable ready-to-wear fashions like this simple dress with contrasting collar and cuffs. Its simple material and construction are typical of Quant's youthful designs.

Physical description

Rust wool jersey dress, long waisted, with short topstitched flared skirt. Centre front zip, cream Peter Pan collar and turned back cuffs

Place of Origin

Great Britain, Uk (made)


1964 (made)


Quant, Mary, born 1934 (designer)
Bally (shoes, designer)

Materials and Techniques

Wool jersey


[Dress] Length: 81.5 cm neck to hem, Length: 55 cm sleeve, Circumference: 80 cm waist

Descriptive line

Wool jersey dress by Mary Quant, made in Great Britain, 1964.

Exhibition History

Fashion: an anthology by Cecil Beaton (Victoria and Albert Museum 01/01/1972-31/12/1972)


Wool jersey


Clothing; Fashion; Day wear; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Ready to wear

Collection code


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