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Trousers

Trousers

  • Place of origin:

    United Kingdom (made)

  • Date:

    1994 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Casely-Hayford, Joe, born 1956 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Moleskin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the designer

  • Museum number:

    T.121-1994

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Joe Casely-Hayford has drawn on traditional British country clothing and fabrics to create this ensemble. It comprises a brown cotton corduroy jacket, checked brushed cotton shirt, brown wool slipover hand-knitted in alternating reverse stocking stitch, and mid-brown moleskin trousers Corduroy has been used for everyday and sporting dress since the 18th century and has enjoyed high fashion status in recent years. The knitted pullover bears resemblance to furrowed earth. An example of Casely-Hayford's understated output, this outfit would fit into a rural environment as well as an urban one.

Physical description

Trousers of mid-brown moleskin.

Place of Origin

United Kingdom (made)

Date

1994 (made)

Artist/maker

Casely-Hayford, Joe, born 1956 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Moleskin

Object history note

Registered File number 1994/271.

Descriptive line

Men's trousers, mid-brown moleskin, designed by Joe Casely-Hayford, United Kingdom, 1994, Autumn/Winter 1994.

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

De la Haye, Amy (ed). The Cutting Edge: 50 Years of British Fashion 1947-1997. London, England: V&A Publications, 1997.

Labels and date

Joe Casely-Hayford has drawn on traditional country clothing and fabrics to create this stylish ensemble. Corduroy has been used for everyday and sporting dress since 18th century and has enjoyed high fashion status in recent years. The knitted pullover bears resemblance to furrowed earth. An example of Casely-Hayford's understated output, this outfit would fit into a rural environment as well as an urban 'fashionscape'. [1997]

Production Note

Autumn/Winter 1994 collection.

Materials

Cotton (textile)

Categories

Fashion; Men's clothes; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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