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Man's jacket

English
about 1967
Retailed by Granny Takes a Trip (active 1966-1974) (English, 1966-1974), Fabric designed by Morris & Co. (English), Designed by John Pearse (born 1946) (English, born 1946)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Center back: 78.7 cm (31 in.) Costume (Chest size): 37 in. (94 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4374

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s jacket made of Morris & Co. “Bachelor Buttons” fabric, with large-scale flowers and leaves in orange and gold colorway. Light blue lining with inner pocket above a large blue and white rectangular label with a blue mushroom within a white sun below which reads: “Granny/Takes a Trip/The World’s End/Chelsea.” Jacket worn by Barry Miles, author and part of Swinging London scene in the 60s.

Provenance

About 1967, created by tailor John Pearse for Barry Miles at the boutique Granny Takes a Trip in London; purchased from Pearse by the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

William Frances Warden Fund