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outfit, woman's

Object / Artefact › Applied Arts and Design
  • Other titles
    suit
  • Description
    outfit, woman's, jacket and skirt in red wool fabric, fully lined in crimson satin, jacket is double breasted with peaked lapels, one breast pocket, one covered hip pocket to left proper side, two covered hip pockets to right proper side, back shaped by four panels curved in at the waist, the two centre panels have vents at the hem, six gold coloured metal buttons to front with a moulded coat of arms design, two at back above vents, three smaller buttons to sleeve vents, large shoulder pads, darts to front for shaping; skirt is knee length, sheath style with four inverted pleats to front at waistband, vent to back, darts for shaping to back, plastic button and zipper to centre back; outfit based on a design by Vivienne Westwood, London
  • Place
  • Other Number
    2002.42.5, 2002.73.1
  • Accession number
    2002.42.5
  • Accession date
    19 April 2002
  • Collection area
  • Item count
    1
  • Record richness

Artefact

  • Credit
    gift of Patricia McClew, 2002.42.5
  • Production
    PATRICK STEEL (fashion house) (couturier)
    Patrick Steel
    Auckland City
    Mid 1994-1995
    Elizabeth II (1952 -), House of Windsor, English reign
    machine stitched
  • Signature/marks
    • Patrick Steel/Couture  (designer's label)
    • Patrick Steel  (designer's label)
  • Consists of
  • Dimensions
    • .1 - jacket length of sleeve (precise) : 575mm
    • .2 - skirt length (precise) : 200mm
      (zipper)
    • .2 - skirt length (precise) : 165mm
      (back vent)
    • .2 - skirt length of back (precise) : 562mm
    • .1 - jacket length (precise) : 265mm
      (back vents)
    • .1 - jacket length of back (precise) : 810mm
      (jacket: l 810 mm back, l 575 mm sleeve, w 370 mm shoulders, l 265 mm back vents; skirt: l 562 mm back, l 165 mm vent, l 200 mm zipper)
    • .1 - jacket width across shoulders (precise) : 370mm
  • Classification
  • Record created
    19 April 2002

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