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Skirt Suit

1962-64 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

Beige wool tweed two-piece, knee length skirt and hip-length tunic with three-button cuff and rounded neckline, the cuffs and neckline bound in burnt-orange grosgrain.

Object details

Categories
Object type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Jacket
  • Skirt
Materials and techniques
Wool tweed and grosgrain
Brief description
Woman's suit, tunic and skirt, tweed, by Foale & Tuffin, British, 1960-69.
Physical description
Beige wool tweed two-piece, knee length skirt and hip-length tunic with three-button cuff and rounded neckline, the cuffs and neckline bound in burnt-orange grosgrain.
Marks and inscriptions
  • 'sally tuffin' (Strip of silk label in neck, very degraded)
  • 'marion foale' (Strip of silk label in neck, very degraded)
Credit line
Given by Gillian Meller
Object history
Very early example of Foale & Tuffin's work.

Registered File number 1996/349.
Collection
Accession number
T.205:1, 2-1996

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Record createdJune 24, 2009
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