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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Blades (tailors)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton velvet

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Department of Manuscripts, British Library

  • Museum number:

    T.519:1, 2-1995

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Man's 2-piece suit consisting of jacket and trousers in navy cotton velvet.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


ca. 1970 (made)


Blades (tailors)

Materials and Techniques

Cotton velvet

Object history note

From a trunk of clothes belonging to theatre critic Kenneth Tynan.

Registered File number 1995/990.

Descriptive line

Man's suit, jacket and trousers, navy cotton velvet, Blades, Great Britain, ca. 1970.


Cotton (textile)


Velvet weave


Men's clothes; Fashion


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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