About this object

  • ID:

    90.215

  • Production date:

    1968

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Double breasted wool overcoat, c. 1968. Designed by Blades, Burlington Gardens. The owner of this coat was six foot three inches tall but only ten stone in weight when he bought this coat off the peg from Blades in the late 1960s. He wore it for the following ten years. The coat's full skirts, sweeping lapels, bold checks and capacious buttoned flap pockets make passing references to the 18th century country squire but they also evoke the swagger of the tall, skinny Chelsea dandies of the 1960s.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    L 1310 mm

  • Materials

    wool; synthetic fibres; plastic

  • Last Updated

    2017-08-16

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • CREDIT

    Donated by Christopher Mendes.

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

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