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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1979 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Yuki, born 1938 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Drawing in pencil, coloured chalk and fibre tip pen

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case T, shelf 65, box A

Physical description

A drawing, in pencil, coloured chalk and bodycolour, depicting designs for a cape and a long skirt.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)


1979 (designed)


Yuki, born 1938 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Drawing in pencil, coloured chalk and fibre tip pen

Marks and inscriptions

'Yuki '79'
Signed and dated in pencil


Height: 59 cm, Width: 51.5 cm

Object history note

In 1979 Simpson Ltd. held an exhibition of designs [i.e. the costumes themselves] for day and evening dress by twenty-five leading British designers. Simpson's subsequently decided to offer the entire show as a gift to the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Descriptive line

Drawing by Yuki, fashion design for Winter 1979, for an exhibition held by Simpson's (Piccadilly) Ltd., pencil, coloured chalk and fibre tip pen, Great Britain, 1979

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990


Paper; Pencil; Coloured chalk; Ink



Subjects depicted

Cape; Skirt; Fashion design


Designs; Drawings; Clothing; Fashion


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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