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Skirt suit

Skirt suit

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1947 (designed)
    ca. 1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Amies, Hardy, born 1909 - died 2003 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pleated wool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Ernestine Carter

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jacket and skirt of pleated wool.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1947 (designed)
ca. 1970 (made)


Amies, Hardy, born 1909 - died 2003 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pleated wool

Object history note

Mrs Ernestine Carter in a letter dated July 9th 1975 states "Tweed suit - Hardy Amies - a later copy of a suit he made for me in 1947".

Descriptive line

Jacket and skirt of checked wool, designed by Hardy Amies, England, 1947

Production Note

Reconstruction of a suit originally made in 1947




Tailoring; Pleating


Fashion; Textiles; Women's clothes; Day wear

Production Type

Haute couture


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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