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Suit

Suit

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1990 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Davies & Son (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen lined in synthetic fabric, nylon and cotton, and metal and plastic

  • Museum number:

    T.18:1 to 3-1998

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Man's single-breasted casual three-piece suit in black and white hounds tooth check linen.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1990 (made)

Artist/maker

Davies & Son (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Linen lined in synthetic fabric, nylon and cotton, and metal and plastic

Marks and inscriptions

'MADE IN ENGLAND / DAVIES & SON / 32 OLD BURLINGTON ST., LONDON, W1 / TEL: 629 2420' and 12-9-90 No: 15981

NEIL M. ROGER [sic]
Tailor's label inside front interior jacket pocket, duplicated on waistcoat belt and inside of trousers. Personal details handwritten.

Object history note

Worn by Bunny Rogers, a flamboyant dandy of the post-war period, who was a particular proponent of the Neo-Edwardian style of the late 1940s and 1950s. Acquired as part of a grouping of his clothing by the Museum in 1998.

Descriptive line

Single-breasted three-piece suit, made by Davies & Son, London, 1990

Production Note

12th September 1990
Attribution note: Tailoring commission

Materials

Linen (material); Synthetic fabric; Nylon; Metal; Plastic; Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Lined

Categories

Men's clothes; Fashion; Day wear

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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