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Ski suit ensemble

Ski suit ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (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

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.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1929 (made)


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


Wool; Worsted


Tailoring; Knitting


Sport; Fashion; Clothing; Accessories; Europeana Fashion Project


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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