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outfit, woman's

Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Description
    outfit, woman's, jacket, skirt, and blouse with belt, jacket in striped geometrically patterned [wool/silk] fabric and black fabric, single breasted with two button holes on either side joined by self covered buttons connected by a cord, broad shoulders with large shoulder pads, wide kimono style three quarter sleeves, inverted pleats at the waist to front and back for shaping, no collar but with wide pointed lapels, fully lined with black [silk]; skirt in matching fabric to jacket, near ankle length with three inverted pleats to front and one to back, top stitched with triangle at beginning of pleat, unlined, plastic button and zipper to centre back; singlet blouse in black stretch synthetic with scoop neckline, fabric gathered into neck band centre front and back; belt in black satin with large circular buckle and dome fastener, pointed end
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  • Accession date
    19 April 2002
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  • Credit
    gift of Patricia McClew, 2002.42.2
  • Production
    Colin Cole (couturier)
    Auckland City
    Late 1986-1987
    machine stitched
  • Signature/marks
    • Colin/Cole/Made in N.Z.  (designer's label)
    • Nelo/Imported Swiss Fabric  (manufacturers label)
    • Colin Cole  (designer's label)
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • .4 - belt length x width (maximum) : 945 x 64mm
    • jacket lapels width (maximum) : 135mm
    • .2 - skirt length of back (precise) : 880mm
    • .1 - jacket length of back (precise) : 605mm
      (jacket: l 605 mm back, w 490 mm shoulders, w 135 mm lapels maximum, skirt: l 880 mm back, blouse: l 565 mm back, belt: l 945 x w 64 mm)
    • .1 - jacket width across shoulders (approximate) : 490mm
    • .3 - singlet top length of back (precise) : 565mm
  • Classification
    Chenhall Nomenclature (Nomenclature)
    › 03 Personal Artifacts (Category)
    › Clothing (Classification)
    › Main Garments (Sub-classification)
    › Ensemble (Primary Term)
  • Record created
    19 April 2002

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