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Skirt, part of a woman's suit in wool and mohair tweed in yellow, green, blue-grey, dark blue, orange, red and medium and dark brown, worn by Gillian Klein: British, Galashiels, fabric designed by Bernat Klein, garment possibly designed by Janet Medd, Edinburgh, 1980-1981

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Fashion and Textiles

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Production information

Klein, Bernat, 1922 - 2014, Designer
Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland, Northern Europe
Bernat Klein Design Ltd, 1973 - 1989, Designer and supplier
Galashiels, Selkirkshire, Scotland, Northern Europe
Medd, Janet, 1973 - 1981 (fl.), Possible garment designer
Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe


1980 - 1981


Mohair, Wool, Polyamide, Metal, Plastic, Metal

Physical description

Woman's skirt, forms double breasted skirt suit combined with jacket constructed from the same fabric (K.2010.94.282.2). Skirt made from mohair tweed, woven in space-dyed brushed mohair and wool yarns, in a twill weave structure, in yellow, green, blue-grey, dark blue, orange, red and medium and dark brown colours. Outer garment made from the same fabric as sample K.2010.94.47.11. Lined with purple-brown polyamide fabric. The garment has been machine stitched with internal stitching and top stitching around the waistband. Skirt features a flat waistband, fastened with metal hooks and a metal and plastic zip, two fabric hanging loops attached to left and right side of waistband, a label has been removed from the waistband. Main body shaped with darts in a fitted style, extending to mid calf, with opening running almost half way up the centre reverse of garment (see notes field for further details).


Klein, Bernat, 1922 - 2014
Wearer: Klein, Gillian Zoe, 1955 (b.)


  • Fashion and Style (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland


Klein, Bernat and Jackson, Lesley, 'Bernat Klein Textile Designer, Artist, Colourist', Bernat Klein Trust, 2005, p21

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