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Ensemble

Ensemble

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    1973 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tuffin, Sally, born 1938 (designer)
    Tuffin, Sally, born 1938 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Wool, printed, lined and quilted

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Valerie Lloyd

  • Museum number:

    T.529 to C-1985

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

For this winter ensemble Sally Tuffin combined Liberty's varuna wool fabric, printed in a subdued pattern of foxgloves, with a rainbow-coloured wool. She quilted them together for extra warmth and further decorative impact.

Physical description

Ensemble of a coat with belt, trousers and blouse of wool.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

1973 (made)

Artist/maker

Tuffin, Sally, born 1938 (designer)
Tuffin, Sally, born 1938 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Wool, printed, lined and quilted

Dimensions

Weight: 2.49 kg

Object history note

Registered File number 1985/2320.

Descriptive line

Ensemble of a coat with belt, trousers and blouse of wool, designed and made by Sally Tuffin, United Kingdom, 1973.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

De la Haye, Amy, ed. The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997. London: V&A Publications, 1997. p. 127, Plate No. 95

Labels and date

Sally Tuffin has a particular talent for creating fashion in Liberty floral prints. For this winter ensemble she combined Liberty's Varuna wool, printed in a subdued pattern of foxgloves, with a rainbow-coloured wool. She quilted them together for extra warmth and further decorative impact. [1997]

Materials

Wool (textile)

Techniques

Quilted; Lined; Printed

Subjects depicted

Stripes; Flowers

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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