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Evening ensemble

Evening ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Annacat (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton with broderie anglaise trim

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs David Bruce

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Friends Janet Lyle and Maggie Keswick opened their boutique in South Kensington, London, in 1965. Their clothes were characterised by the use of quality fabrics and trimmings, and a great sense of glamour and fun. This two-piece outfit combines a typically bright, modern print with a traditional broderie anglaise, completely in tune with the revival of romantic styles, reinterpreted for the 1970s.

Physical description

Evening ensemble consisting of brightly printed cotton jacket and skirt with broderie anglaise trim. They have a floral design in blue, green, orange, white, yellow, dark blue, pink and black.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1970 (made)


Annacat (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton with broderie anglaise trim

Object history note

Worn and given by Mrs David Bruce

Descriptive line

Evening ensemble consisting of printed cotton jacket and skirt, made by Annacat, Great Britain, 1970.


Cotton; Broderie anglaise


Fashion; Women's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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