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Evening pyjamas ensemble
  • Evening pyjamas ensemble
    Herbert, Victor, born 1944
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Evening pyjamas ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    London (suit, made)
    Macclesfield (silk scarf, made)
    France (shoes, made)

  • Date:

    1979 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Herbert, Victor, born 1944 (designer)
    Jungle Jap (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk velvet with lurex threads, velvet shoes and Macclesfield silk scarf

  • Museum number:

    T.241-1980

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Purple silk velvet and lurex evening pyjamas, accessorised with gold & diamanté earrings, purple velvet shoes, and a Macclesfield-woven silk scarf

Place of Origin

London (suit, made)
Macclesfield (silk scarf, made)
France (shoes, made)

Date

1979 (made)

Artist/maker

Herbert, Victor, born 1944 (designer)
Jungle Jap (designer)

Materials and Techniques

silk velvet with lurex threads, velvet shoes and Macclesfield silk scarf

Object history note

The complete ensemble was donated in 1979 with a customised Adel Rootstein mannequin specially made for the purpose of modelling it. This was part of a group of 25 such total ensembles donated in 1979.

Materials

Silk velvet; Lurex; Silk

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Accessories; Evening wear; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Ready to wear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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