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Fashion illustration for Stephen Jones hat

Illustration
21st century
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Barbara Hulanicki is one of the leading figures in the history of British post-war fashion design. She studied at Brighton Art College during the late 1950s, and began her career as a fashion illustrator initially, before opening a mail-order clothing company which evolved into the famous Biba boutique, a key part of the emerging 1960s youth fashion revolution in London.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
black felt tip and coloured pencils on tracing paper
Brief Description
Fashion illustration for Stephen Jones hat by Barbara Hulanicki
Physical Description
An illustration depicting a female face wearing a blue, yellow and green headdress or hat. Written just underneath is 'Stephen Jones HAT'.
Dimensions
  • Height: 30.5cm
  • Width: 24.2cm
Roughly cut square of tracing paper, slightly irregular
Style
Production typeDesign
Credit line
Given by Barbara Hulanicki
Production
Illustration for exhibition catalogue, "Stephen Jones and the Accent of Fashion", ModeMuseum, Antwerp, 2010
Summary
Barbara Hulanicki is one of the leading figures in the history of British post-war fashion design. She studied at Brighton Art College during the late 1950s, and began her career as a fashion illustrator initially, before opening a mail-order clothing company which evolved into the famous Biba boutique, a key part of the emerging 1960s youth fashion revolution in London.
Collection
Accession Number
E. 370-2012

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record createdJune 25, 2012
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