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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1964 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool jersey

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mary Quant

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, mezzanine, case x21, shelf FIG8 []

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 (made)


1964 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Wool jersey


Length: 81.5 cm neck to hem, Length: 55 cm sleeve, Circumference: 80 cm waist approx

Descriptive line

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


Wool jersey


Clothing; Fashion; Day wear; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Ready to wear


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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