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Jacket

Jacket

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1972 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Austin Reed Ltd. (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Suede pigskin and wood, lined with printed fabric, possibly acrylic

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Clive Mason-Pope

  • Museum number:

    T.115-1983

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Man's brown pigskin suede jacket. Hip-length and single-breasted fastened by fine wooden buttons. There are four slit pockets each fastened by a chunky style of zip (GUSUM). There are two inside breast pockets. The waist is shaped at the sides by inset elastic. The jacket has a decorative applied yoke and half straps with a button at the cuffs. Top-stitched in tan coloured thread. The lining is of tan coloured, possibly acrylic, fabric with a printed motif. The maker's and shop label are stitched to the right inside pocket and left facing and a suede cleaner's label is stitched to the inside left pocket.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1972 (made)

Artist/maker

Austin Reed Ltd. (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Suede pigskin and wood, lined with printed fabric, possibly acrylic

Marks and inscriptions

Maker's and shop label stitched to the right inside pocket and left facing and a suede cleaner's label is stitched to the inside left pocket.

Dimensions

Circumference: 38 in, Circumference: 96 cm, Weight: 1.4 kg

Descriptive line

Man's pigskin suede jacket, designed by Austin Reed Ltd., Great Britain, 1972

Materials

Pigskin

Categories

Men's clothes; Fashion; Leather

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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