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Outfit (7 pieces), womens, wool/felt/leather, Sonia Rykiel/Bally, France/Switzerland, 1986

Made by Rykiel, Sonia in Switzerland, 1986.

Outfit (7 pieces), womens, wool/felt/leather, Sonia Rykiel/Bally, France/Switzerland, 1986.
Olive green woollen knitted four-piece outfit ensemble with matching hat and two-tone green shoes.
-1/1. Jumper: hip length, tight fitting jumper with long sleeves and roll neck made of olive green machine knitted wool. Deep ribbing at hem, cuff and collar. Unlined.
-1/2. Neck tie: short narrow matching tie made of same machine knitted wool.
-2. Jacket: mid-thigh length, loose fitting jacket made of same ...

Summary

Object No.

96/227/4

Physical Description

Outfit (7 pieces), womens, wool/felt/leather, Sonia Rykiel/Bally, France/Switzerland, 1986.
Olive green woollen knitted four-piece outfit ensemble with matching hat and two-tone green shoes.
-1/1. Jumper: hip length, tight fitting jumper with long sleeves and roll neck made of olive green machine knitted wool. Deep ribbing at hem, cuff and collar. Unlined.
-1/2. Neck tie: short narrow matching tie made of same machine knitted wool.
-2. Jacket: mid-thigh length, loose fitting jacket made of same olive green wool. Long sleeves with shoulder caps and deep V-neck. Two patch pockets at left and right front at hip level. Ribbing around hem, cuffs and down centre front opening that fastens with four green plastic buttons. Two belt loops at side seams waist (no belt). Two shoulder pads covered with same wool. Unlined.
-3. Skirt: mid-calf length narrow A-line skirt slightly gathered onto a narrow waistband made of olive green wool jersey. Narrow frill around hem and two inset pockets at left and right side seams at hip level. Left side seam opening fastens with zipper and one brown plastic button on waistband. Machine sewn and unlined.
-4. Scarf: wide scarf made of machine knitted olive green wool.
-5. Hat: small sailor's-type cap made of olive green felt. High rounded crown with sharply turned up brim that has been stitched in horizontal rows. Brim has a 'V' cutout on right side and is decorated with a bow of olive green petersham ribbon. Unlined.
-6. Shoes: pair of court shoes made of pale olive green leather with brogue-style leather overlays of dark olive green leather at the toe and heel. Punched hole decoration on these overlays and around edge of shoe. High slightly shaped stacked leather heel, lined with beige leatherette and inner sole of the same. Sole of dark brown leather.
-6/1: Left shoe.
-6/2: Right shoe.

Marks

-1/1. Jumper: white fabric label inside centre back neck: `SONIA RYKIEL/MADE IN ITALY'.
-2. Jacket: white fabric label inside centre back neck: `SONIA RYKIEL/MADE IN ITALY'.
-3. Skirt: three white fabric labels inside centre back waist: `SONIA RYKIEL'.
`100% WOOL/Woolmark/Made in France/pure new wool.../152245'.
`Made in France/100% Wool/Dry clean only/...'.
-5. Hat: two white fabric labels inside centre back: `GEORGES/of Collins Street'.
`MADE IN FRANCE/Fabrique en France/Style/Modele BOB.D./Size/Taille/Color/Coloris Bronze/100% fur felt'.
-6/1:2. Stamped in gold on inner soles: `BALLY/MADE IN SWITZERLAND/ANTARES'.
Stamped in black inside lining: `6 1/2 B A/27004 2'.
Stamped on sole: `6 1/2 B'.

Production

Notes

Sonia Rykiel b 1930. Based in Paris. Signature clothes are made of soft knits and jersey. The shoes are designed and made by Bally International in Switzerland.

Made

Rykiel, Sonia 1986

Designed

Rykiel, Sonia null

History

Notes

Jill Hickson is the wife of Neville Wran, premier of New South Wales between 1976 and 1986. During her husband's term Jill Hickson was International Relations Manager for Qantas Airways and undertook a MBA. She was also actively involved with various organisations such as the United Teachers Association, New South Wales Conservatory of Music and the Sydney Opera House Trust.
This outfit was worn during the Royal visit in 1986.
Purchased Georges, Melbourne.

Owned

Georges

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Jill Hickson (the Hon Mrs Neville Wran), 1996

Acquisition Date

18 June 1996

Cite this Object

Harvard

Outfit (7 pieces), womens, wool/felt/leather, Sonia Rykiel/Bally, France/Switzerland, 1986 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 October 2018, <https://ma.as/150447>

Wikipedia

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