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  • Place of origin:

    America (designed)

  • Date:

    early 1980s (retailed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lauren, Ralph, born 1939 (designer)
    Ralph Lauren (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wool, machine sewn and knitted; cotton; acetate.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Jill Ritblat

  • Museum number:

    T.421:1 to 3-2000

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

A-line brown check wool skirt with front box-pleats and inverse pleats at back. There is a centre-back opening with zip. The skirt is lined in brown acetate.
Sleeveless wool jumper with round neck in pastel coloured ' Fair Isle' pattern.
Cotton blouse with pink and grey stripes with stand collar and centre-front opening. The collar, cuffs and front placket are edged with ruffles.

Place of Origin

America (designed)


early 1980s (retailed)


Lauren, Ralph, born 1939 (designer)
Ralph Lauren (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

wool, machine sewn and knitted; cotton; acetate.


Length: 81.5 cm skirt, Length: 64 cm jumper, Length: 72 cm blouse

Descriptive line

Ralph Lauren. Three-piece ensemble; pink and grey striped blouse, pastel-coloured Fair Isle knit pullover and brown check wool skirt. American, early 1980s.

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail


Acetate; Wool


Machine sewn


Fashion; Women's clothes

Production Type

Ready to wear


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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