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Jacket - Gemstones

Gemstones

  • Object:

    Jacket

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1971 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Squires, Eddie, born 1940 - died 1995 (designer)
    Warner and Sons (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Screen-printed cotton and machine stitched

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designer

  • Museum number:

    T.359-1990

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Jacket of two-colourways screen-printed and quilted cotton in purple with a pattern of yellow and green faceted gemstones and pink roses. All hems are green. There are two large pockets on the front and a smaller one on the right arm. The three buttons are covered in the same fabric from which the jacket is made and there are no button holes, but tailored loops. The shoulders are tailored to imitate epaulettes. Machine-stitched.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1971 (designed)

Artist/maker

Squires, Eddie, born 1940 - died 1995 (designer)
Warner and Sons (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Screen-printed cotton and machine stitched

Dimensions

Width: 51 cm at the hem, Width: 136 cm across the shoulders, Length: 70 cm middle axis of back

Object history note

Registered File number 1990/1444. One of two fabrics T.359A-1990.
The jacket is made from a fabric called 'Gemstone' and produced by Warner Fabrics PLC. It is the same as T.953-2000 but in a different colour scheme.

Descriptive line

Jacket of two-colourways screen-printed and quilted cotton 'Gemstones', designed by Eddie Squired, designed for Warner and Sons, Great Britain, 1971

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Screen printing; Machine sewing

Subjects depicted

Roses

Categories

Clothing; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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