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Pitlochry

Après Ski Jacket
1960 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

By the mid-20th century alpine skiing had become one of the most popular European winter sports. Equally popular among the best-dressed set was the 'après-ski' or fashionable lounging after a day on the slopes. This informal jacket, made of warm mohair in a sleek 1960s silhouette, was designed as après-ski wear.

Object details

Categories
Object type
TitlePitlochry
Materials and techniques
Mohair
Brief description
Après ski jacket parka 'Pitlochry' of mohair, retailed by Lida Ascher Boutique, Great Britain, 1960
Physical description
Après ski jacket parka of mohair.
Dimensions
  • Width: 101cm (Note: Widest point - with arm out)
  • Width: 72cm (Note: Widest point excluding arms)
  • Depth: 7cm
  • Length: 92cm (Note: Including hood, laid flat)
Credit line
Given by Zika Ascher
Summary
By the mid-20th century alpine skiing had become one of the most popular European winter sports. Equally popular among the best-dressed set was the 'après-ski' or fashionable lounging after a day on the slopes. This informal jacket, made of warm mohair in a sleek 1960s silhouette, was designed as après-ski wear.
Collection
Accession number
T.260-1988

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Record createdMarch 18, 2005
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