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Woman's cat suit

English (London)
about 1966
Designed by Mary Quant (English, born in 1934)

Object Place: London, England


41.91 cm (16 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: CB (bodice): 16 1/2 in. (41.9 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Metallic (Lurex?), nylon; knit

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Cat suit knit of silver metallic yarns and nylon, with elastic in casing at neck opening
Labels (on packaging): “Mary Quant Sparkle Cat Suit 72% metallic, 28% nylon Medium Made in England”


Purchased by donor in 1984 from original owner

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward