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Ski sweater

Ski sweater

  • Place of origin:

    Denmark (made)

  • Date:

    1954-1955 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Machine-knitted wool

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Anthony Powell

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Man's skiing sweater of machine-knitted wool. With long sleeves, boat neck, and cut and sewn from a stocking-stitch knitted length of fabric. Hemmed neck, cuffs and lower edge. With an all-over traditional Scandinavian pattern in bands of diamond and zig-zag shapes. Colours are black, maroon, green, tan and pink.

Place of Origin

Denmark (made)


1954-1955 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Machine-knitted wool


Circumference: 49 in chest, Circumference: 123 cm chest

Descriptive line

Man's skiing sweater of machine-knitted wool, Denmark, 1954-1955

Labels and date

Machine-knitted wool
Danish: late 1950s

This fashionable sports sweater, with long sleeves and boat neck, is cut and sewn from a length of fabric knitted in stocking stitch. The neck, cuffs and lower edge are hemmed. The all over patterning in bands of diamond and zig zag shapes is traditionally Scandinavian.

Given by Anthony Powell
T.344-1979 [1985]


Men's clothes; Sport; Fashion; Day wear; Textiles


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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