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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1979 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Scoging, Julia (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour, bodycolour, and coloured chalk drawing mounted with two textile samples

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

A drawing, in watercolour, bodycolour and coloured chalk, depicting designs for a blouse and skirt. The drawing is mounted with two textile samples.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)


1979 (designed)


Scoging, Julia (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour, bodycolour, and coloured chalk drawing mounted with two textile samples

Marks and inscriptions

'Julia Scoging '79'
Signed and dated in ink


Height: 34.7 cm, Width: 23.3 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 Julia Scoging, fashion design for Winter 1979, for an exhibition held by Simpson's (Piccadilly) Ltd., watercolour, bodycolour and coloured chalk, 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; Watercolour; Coloured chalk; Bodycolour



Subjects depicted

Blouse; Fashion design; Skirt


Designs; Drawings; Clothing; Fashion


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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