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Trouser Suit

1991 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Jacket in solid yellow sequins and black fabric, silk lining, with logo 'CC' zipper pull, and co-ordinating leggings in black Lycra.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Jacket
  • Leggings
Materials and Techniques
Sequins and elasticated grosgrain lined in silk, Lycra leggings
Brief Description
Trouser suit, yellow sequin and silk jacket, cotton and Lycra leggings, designed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Paris, France, Spring/Summer 1991 collection
Physical Description
Jacket in solid yellow sequins and black fabric, silk lining, with logo 'CC' zipper pull, and co-ordinating leggings in black Lycra.
Production typeHaute couture
Credit line
Given by Chanel
Object history
Registered File number 1993/2139, Streetstyle exhibition 1994-1995, in the exhibition it was part of an outfit called 'Fashion Surfer - Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel France Spring/Summer 1991' (includes Reef sandals).
Production
Spring/Summer 1991 collection.
Bibliographic Reference
Surfers, Soulies, Skinheads & Skaters : Subcultural Style from the Forties to the NinetiesDescribed in the exhibition publication, part of an outfit called 'Fashion Surfer - Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel France Spring/Summer 1991'.
Collection
Accession Number
T.590, 591-1993

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record createdJuly 29, 2008
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