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Ensemble in five pieces

English
about 1980
Designed by Bill Gibb (English, 1943–1988), Designed for Harrods (Founded 1832)


Dimensions

Center back (coat): 111.8 cm (44 in.) Center back (skirt): 77.5 cm (30 1/2 in.) Center back (bodice): 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.) Length (scarf): 218.4 cm (86 in.) Diameter (cap): 17.8 cm (7 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2285.1-5

Medium or Technique

Acrylic, knit

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink, blue and mushroom brown colored knitted coat. Two buttons at top front. Ruffles at sleeve cuffs, collar and yoke. Pink, blue and mushroom brown colored knitted skirt with dropped waist. Snaps line inside of waistband. Ruffle decoration. Pink, blue and mushroom brown colored knitted bodice. Short sleeves with ruffles. Snaps along waistband. Pink, blue and mushroom brown colored knitted scarf. Pink, blue and mushroom brown colored knitted hat. Button at top and bow in back.

Provenance

By 2011, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by TinTin Collectibles to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf