Item 2016.294 - Alexander McQueen Cable Knit Overcoat

Alexander McQueen Cable Knit Overcoat Alexander McQueen Cable Knit Overcoat

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2016.294

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Alexander McQueen Cable Knit Overcoat

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  • A/W 1999 (Creation)

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Alexander McQueen Cable Knit Overcoat A/W 1999
Collection: "The Overlook"

For A/W 1999 McQueen experimented with cable knitting to make pieces other than sweaters. This overcoat is made from a thick black wool sweater knit in a cable design, constructed into McQueen's signature men's topcoat. The front placket has four hidden buttons. Two side pockets at waist level, and two vertical slit pockets at chest level. 17" centre back vent. Main body lined in black cotton, sleeves in black satin rayon.
Country of Design: United Kingdom
Country of Manufacture: Italy

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Item on loan to "Invisible Men" exhibition , 24 Oct-24 Nov 2019

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Wool, cotton, rayon
Colour/Print: Black

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D.AM.17 - 2017

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