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Jacket - Bridge jacket

From the Collection of Brighton Historical Society First Floor Brighton Arts and Cultural Centre (Old Brighton Town Hall) Corner Carpenter and Wilson Streets Brighton Victoria

Description
Cream silk jacket block-printed with Art Deco style pattern in red, blue, black and mustard colours. Lined with soft apricot-coloured satin. Wide stand collar. Front fastens low on hip with four silk covered buttons.
Object Registration
T0047
Historical information
Bought in England for Mrs Law by her husband James Lindsay Gordon Law in 1930. Used as a bridge jacket. See ADB entry for James. His wife was Elsie Russell (married 12 Jan 1915, St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, Sydney) and they lived most of their life in Brighton. He was a shirt manufacturer - company became Pelaco.
When Made
1930
Made By
Eileen Mulholland Ltd (fashion house)
Inscriptions & Markings
Label, woven brown on cream silk, centre back: Eileen / Mulholland / Ltd. / 43, Wigmore St., / LONDON. W1.
Last updated
26 Sep 2018 at 2:26PM