Woman's suit

English
late 1940s


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 59 cm (23 1/4 in.) Center back (skirt): 65.6 cm (25 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1396.1-2

Medium or Technique

Jacket, skirt: Wool plain weave (crepe); rayon (?) plain weave

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Back wool crepe jacket trimmed in black satin with grossgrain collar. Three covered buttons down center front. Lined in black with one interior label: “lachasse/London.” Black straight skirt with three pleats down center back. Zipper at right side. Interior lined in black with red “xxx” embroidered into the waistband to mark the skirt’s center front.

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf