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Cardigan

1915-1920 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pink silk knitted cardigan with stripes of purple, cream, blue, and taupe. The three-quarter length garment has deep set sleeves which taper to the wrist, a shawl collar and two pockets. It is completely knitted in rib and each section of the garment is fully fashioned, knitted to shape on the machine.


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Materials and Techniques
Machine-knitted silk
Brief Description
Machine-knitted silk cardigan, retailed by Harrods Ltd., Great Britain, 1915-1920
Physical Description
Pink silk knitted cardigan with stripes of purple, cream, blue, and taupe. The three-quarter length garment has deep set sleeves which taper to the wrist, a shawl collar and two pockets. It is completely knitted in rib and each section of the garment is fully fashioned, knitted to shape on the machine.
Marks and Inscriptions
KNITTED WEAR SPECIALISTS / Harrods Ltd / LONDON (On woven blue and white label in the nape of the neck)
Gallery Label
COAT Machine-knitted silk British: Harrods Ltd, about 1919 This three-quarter length coat has deep set sleeves which taper to the wrist, a shawl collar and two pockets. It is completely knitted in rib and each section of the garment is fully fashioned (knitted to shape on the machine). Harrods supplied a wide range of knitted coats in wool, alpaca, cashmere, vicuna, camel hair and artificial silk as well as pure silk. 'HARRODS NEW VALUES IN KNITTED COATS. So practical and adaptable is the Knitted Coat that its great and still growing popularity is not surprising. Harrods offer a wide choice of the most exclusive models, in many Colourings, for sports or afternoon wear. The Quality and Value are unquestionable.' Harrods catalogue 1917. Worn by Miss Heather Firbank T.51-1960 SKIRT Gaberdine British: Lucile, about 1919 Worn by Miss Heather Firbank T.41A-1960 The sash is a replica
Collection
Accession Number
T.51-1960

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