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Skirt suit ensemble

Skirt suit ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1965-1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hartnell, Norman (designer)
    Mirman, Simone, born 1912 - died 2008 (milliners)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wool bouclé and silk crêpe

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs John Guinness and worn by Mrs E.D. Guinness

  • Museum number:

    T.221,A-C-1976

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pink wool bouclé skirt and single-breasted jacket, black tucked crêpe blouse with short sleeves, and pink turban-toque hat

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1965-1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Hartnell, Norman (designer)
Mirman, Simone, born 1912 - died 2008 (milliners)

Materials and Techniques

wool bouclé and silk crêpe

Object history note

Worn by the donor's mother in law, Mrs E.D. Guinness, who lived with Norman Hartnell and was a close personal friend of his. He made all her clothes, although she rarely wore the evening gowns.

Descriptive line

Pink bouclé skirt suit with black crêpe blouse and co-ordinating pink turban

Materials

Wool bouclé; Silk crêpe

Categories

Fashion; Clothing; Day wear; Hats & headwear; Accessories

Production Type

Haute couture

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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