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Sharon Wauchob (Primary maker)
Sharon Wauchob (Maker)

Date Made


Place Made

France: Paris


Grey and olive green suit, the fabric of heavily treated manmade fabric, worked with large or small square pattern. The jacket is mostly large squares with panels of small on each front. The fronts fasten with a broad crossover fastened with poppers on the underside, a large metal central button and two smaller metal buttons at left side seam. The jacket is fitted to wasit and then flares at the hem which contains curved stiffening. The edges of the trunover collar and front facings are raw. Full length set in sleeves gathered to sleeve head. Grey art silk twill lining is quite solid and keeps the upper layer, cut less fitting, curved and folded. Label pale grey on darker grey 'S.Wauchob' 4.4 x 2.5 cm, with sewn on button with painted on style number V45B174 and red dot. Paper label attached with pin. Skirt is of small squares, knee length, left side zip, no waistband, lined with olive green art silk twill. The top stitched side seams are slightly ruched to give kick-out. Label as on jacket, button has J18SB164 on it. From exhibition label, early 2000s Coat of treated fabric, Winter 2001 Suit of treated fabric Sharon Wauchob (1971-) Sharon Wauchob, from Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone is the only designer from Northern Ireland who has ever opened a fashion house in their own name in Paris. Before this she worked for Louis Vuitton. Her work is inventive and evolves every season. She experiments with machine techniques, unusual cuts, the treatment and printing of fabric and is an original talent.

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National Museums NI