Jerkin, Mirandi, about 1968

Jerkin, Mirandi, about 1968

Jerkin
Mirandi
about 1968
Jerkin: suede
Retailed at Hung On You
Museum no. T.313-1979
Given by David Mlinaric
© Victoria & Albert Museum, London

The figure-hugging jerkin decorated with the outline of an eagle is in keeping with the late 1960s interest in 'ethnic' cultures. It was bought at Hung On You, an elite Chelsea boutique owned by Michael Rainey, who was married to the hippy socialite Jane Ormsby Gore, daughter of Lord Harlech.