AN ARAN JUMPER is to feature in a major new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York after it was chosen as one of the 111 most iconic fashion garments and accessories over the last century.
The jumper, which has been loaned by the National Museum of Ireland at Turlough Park, Castlebar, Mayo, will be displayed at the US museum this month as part of its ‘Is Fashion Modern?’ event.
The jumper will feature alongside an example of the biker jacket from the 1950s, a Wonderbra, a Birkin bag and a pair of Levi’s 501 jeans from the 1940s.
This traditional Aran Wool Sweater is made in Ireland to last for generations.
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A traditional Irish sweater beautifully knit using Aran honeycomb and herringbone stitches that were believed to bring lluck, success, and health to the wearer. Made using 100% Merino wool so it feels soft and cosy. This sweater has just the right styling whether you're heading out on a cold winter afternoon or spending a relaxed weekend around the house. A wardrobe classic to keep you warm season after season.
- Marnie Walsh