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Trouser suit

Trouser suit

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton and metal set in braid

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr H. P. Viti

  • Museum number:

    T.357&A-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jacket and trousers summer outfit in a military style made of plain light coloured olive green cotton.

Place of Origin

Italy (possibly, made)

Date

ca. 1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton and metal set in braid

Dimensions

Weight: 1.2 kg

Object history note

Registered File number 1985/562. Worn with 'para-military' T-shirt T.356-1985.
The colour of the material and the style of the jacket in particular show the influence of 'para-military' dress on fashions at the time. In this instance the influence could be either that of parachute or flying kit. This is revealed by the cut of the jacket and the use of the zips as fastenings for the pocket, cuffs and the front.

The owner recalls that he bought the outfit at 'Browns' in South Molton Street, London , W1 in ca. 1970.

Descriptive line

Jacket and trousers summer outfit in a military style, possibly made in Italy, ca. 1970.

Materials

Cotton (textile); Metal

Techniques

Braided

Categories

Men's clothes; Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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