Design for a suit, Marjorie Field

Design for a suit, Marjorie Field

Design for a suit
Field Rhoades Ltd (Marjorie Field)
1940s
London
Pencil and bodycolour on paper
Museum no. E.477-2005
Given by Paul Williamson

This is a fashion design for a black suit, designed by Marjorie Field in the 1940s for the couture firm Field Rhoades of London. It depicts a typical mid 1940s day suit, with very wide shoulder, a nipped in waist and a straight, knee-length skirt.

The design is signed with the name of the firm, and would probably have been used as a presentation drawing, for clients to decide which model they wanted to have made.