Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Shirt

Shirt

  • 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:

    T.365-1985

  • 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)

Date

ca. 1970 (made)

Artist/maker

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.

Dimensions

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.

Materials

Cotton yarn; Mother of pearl

Techniques

Knitting

Subjects depicted

Zigzags

Categories

Men's clothes; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.