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Evening suit with kilt

Evening suit with kilt

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland, Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1996 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kinloch Anderson (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Worsted and woollen barathea

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the makers

  • Museum number:

    T.21:1 to 3-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Anderson tartan worsted kilt with a black woollen barathea jacket and waistcoat.

Place of Origin

Scotland, Great Britain (made)


1996 (made)


Kinloch Anderson (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Worsted and woollen barathea


Weight: 2.34 kg

Object history note

Part of a Highland dress ensemble T.21:1 to 17-1997.
This kilt is made from a tartan now associated with the Anderson clan.

Descriptive line

Tartan worsted kilt with a woollen barathea jacket and waistcoat, made by Kinloch Anderson, Scotland, 1996

Exhibition History

The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997 (V&A 06/03/1997-27/07/1997)

Labels and date

Modern Highland dress has evolved from the belted plaids worn by the Scottish Highlanders until the 18th century. This kilt is made from a tartan now associated with the Anderson clan. Such dashing attire is increasingly popular as formal wear for weddings, balls, and other special occasions. [1997]


Wool (textile); Worsted; Tartan


Men's clothes; Fashion; Formal wear; Scotland

Collection code


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