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Skirt suit

Skirt suit

  • Place of origin:

    Italy (suit, designed)
    London (tube top, designed)

  • Date:

    1986 (retailed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Valentino, born 1932 (designer)
    Cierach, Lindka (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    silk, cotton, machine sewn

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jill Ritblat

  • Museum number:

    T.396:1 to 3-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jacket of white silk with inset black scalloped cotton collar with V-neck centre-front opening and a single button fastening. There are 2 false hip pockets. The sleeves are long with a button at each cuff . The jacket is lined in polyester with shoulder pads. Straight skirt of black silk with plain waistband and left side fasteing of zip and hook. There are 2 side pockets. The skirt is lined in black rayon. With black silk satin tube top.

Place of Origin

Italy (suit, designed)
London (tube top, designed)


1986 (retailed)


Valentino, born 1932 (designer)
Cierach, Lindka (designer)

Materials and Techniques

silk, cotton, machine sewn


Length: 56 cm jacket, Length: 34 cm tube top, Length: 58 cm skirt

Descriptive line

Valentino, 1986. White silk jacket with black scallop detail; black silk skirt, and Lindka Cierach black satin tube top.

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail


Silk; Cotton


Machine sewing


Fashion; Women's clothes

Production Type

Ready to wear


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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