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Trouser suit

Trouser suit

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clark, Ossie, born 1942 - died 1996 (designer)
    Radley (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Crêpe

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Enid Allen

  • Museum number:

    T.303&D-1984

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This 'Ossie Clark for Radley' design became a top seller in the early 1970s. At this time women increasingly adopted trousers both for work and leisure. Clark accents its classic cut with scalloped satin piping along the jacket front. Satin trim also embellishes the cuffs and pockets.

Physical description

Black crêpe trouser suit with green piping.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Clark, Ossie, born 1942 - died 1996 (designer)
Radley (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Crêpe

Object history note

Part of an ensemble acquired with dress and ties T.303A to C-1984.

Descriptive line

Crêpe trouser suit, designed by Ossie Clark, made by Radley, Great Britain, 1970

Categories

Fashion; Women's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Ready to wear

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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