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Ski suit ensemble

Ski suit ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain, United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1929 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burberry (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wool, woven cloth and knitted yarn

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Margaret, Duchess of Argyll and worn by her while she was Mrs. Charles Sweeny

  • Museum number:

    T.308&A to F-1978

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

  • Image in copyright

Physical description

Red wool ski suit, comprising a belted ski jacket, stirrup trousers, mittens and cap in red wool, and a cream knitted wool turtleneck jumper with bands at cuffs, neck and waist of vertical red stripes.
[Ski jacket] Below hip-length, double-breasted, belted jacket with two button-down front pockets. Red worsted twill with checked woollen lining. Has Burberry's label (woven in yellow and white)
[Ski trousers] Tapered trousers, flap front, button and strap fastening at sides. Trouser bottoms have side-laced gussets. Elastic foot straps secure trousers. Red worsted twill with checked woollen lining throughout.
[Ski hat] Peaked, flat-top cap with front bow. Ear flaps fasten under the chin with strap and press studs. Has Burberry's label.
[Ski jumper] Turtleneck long-sleeved wool jumper. Machine-knitted stocking stitch with two-and-two rib neck, bottom and cuffs, patterned in red. Two small pockets located above bottom welt.
[Ski mitten] Red worsted mitten with protective gauntlet and waterproof interlining. Secured at wrist with strap and press stud.

Place of Origin

Great Britain, United Kingdom (made)

Date

ca. 1929 (made)

Artist/maker

Burberry (designer)

Materials and Techniques

wool, woven cloth and knitted yarn

Descriptive line

Ski outfit; red wool cap, jacket, trousers and mittens, and white knitted wool jumper; Great Britain, Burberry, ca.1929

Materials

Wool; Worsted

Techniques

Knitting; Tailoring

Categories

Clothing; Fashion; Accessories; Sport

Collection code

T&F

Qr_O168745
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