Woman's suit

American
late 1940s
Designed by Adele Simpson (American, 1903–1995), Retailed by Filenes Department Store, Boston (American, founded 1911)


Object Place: New York

Dimensions

Center Back (jacket): 64.1 cm (25 1/4 in.) Center Front (jacket): 53.3 cm (21 in.) Center Back (skirt): 71.8 cm (28 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.192.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool twill and silk plain weave (crepe) lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Jacket and skirt of red-orange wool twill labeled “Design by Adele Simpson” and “French Shops Filene’s Boston”

Provenance

Purchased from Nancy Nolan by Susan Ward via internet auction March, 2004; Gift to the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Ward