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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Mr Fish (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Knitted cotton and mother-of-pearl buttons

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr David Edmond

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Shirt of warp-knitted cotton with a vertical zig-zag design in alternating bands of beige, cream, grey and white. Hip length and shaped slightly to the waist. With a rounded neck and long sleeves gathered onto buttoned cuffs. It buttons down the left front with seven mother-of-pearl buttons from shoulder to hem. Intended to be worn outside the trousers.

Place of Origin

London (made)


ca. 1970 (made)


Mr Fish (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Knitted cotton and mother-of-pearl buttons

Marks and inscriptions

'Peculiar to / Mr Fish / 17 Clifford Street / LONDON W.1 / M'
Maker's label of woven cream silk with red lettering stitched to the inside centre back of the neck.


Circumference: 40 in chest, Circumference: 102 cm chest, Length: 26.5 in from back of neck, Length: 67 cm from back of neck

Object history note

Registered File number 1985/1617.

Descriptive line

Shirt of warp-knitted cotton, designed by Mr Fish, London, ca. 1970.


Cotton yarn; Mother of pearl



Subjects depicted



Men's clothes; Fashion


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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