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Jacket

Jacket

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1950s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    H.J. Matthews and Son Ltd (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    wool, velvet, lined with satin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by The Art Workers Guild

  • Museum number:

    T.262-2002

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Double breasted, blue wool jacket with a blue velvet collar. It has a light blue check running though the weave. The jacket has two hip pockets and one breast pocket. It is lined with a grey silk satin and has a further two pockets constructed into the lining.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1950s (made)

Artist/maker

H.J. Matthews and Son Ltd (maker)

Materials and Techniques

wool, velvet, lined with satin

Marks and inscriptions

'H.J.Matthews / and Sons (tailor) Ltd'
Label; stiched under internal pocket on right hand side of jacket; weaving

Dimensions

Length: 81 cm collar to hem, Circumference: 112 cm at chest

Descriptive line

Jacket, M, blue wool, 'Teddy Boy', Britain, 1950s

Materials

Wool; Velvet; Satin

Techniques

Machine sewing

Categories

Fashion

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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