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On display at V&A South Kensington
Fashion, Room 40

This object consists of 2 parts, some of which may be located elsewhere.

Evening Coat and Hat

1970 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Woman's evening coat and matching turban hat in gold and black rayon and lurex knit.


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

  • Coat
  • Hat
Materials and Techniques
Knitted rayon and lurex
Brief Description
Woman's evening coat and turban hat in knitted rayon and lurex, designed by Biba, retailed in London, 1970
Physical Description
Woman's evening coat and matching turban hat in gold and black rayon and lurex knit.
Production typeReady to wear
Gallery Label
EVENING COAT AND TURBAN Machine-knitted rayon and lurex British: Biba, about 1971 Here Barbara Hulanicki has cut and sewn knitted fabric as if it were woven cloth. The coat, with its low neck, flowing trumpet sleeves, and tiny buttons is a more sophisticated version of the popular Biba long T-shirt dress. Given by Mrs A.C. Fraser T.202&A-1984(1985)
Credit line
Given by Mrs A.C. Fraser
Collection
Accession Number
T.202&A-1984

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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