Woman's suit (jacket, skirt, belt)

about 1944
Labeled CC41 (English, 1941–1952)

Object Place: England


Jacket: Center back: 59.3 cm (23 3/8 in.) Skirt: Length: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.) Belt: Length: 90 cm (35 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Jacket, skirt: Cotton plain weave, printed; Belt: Cotton plain weave, printed; metal

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Short sleeved, peplum jacket with four buttons and upturned cuffs, in blue and white striped cotton, with matching belt. Labeled “CC41 - 1023/2” and “Fashion - Marie Moore, Regd. - London Made - Frock” and “BS. 39-36”; Matching calf-length skirt in blue and white striped cotton. Labeled “No. 5539 - Style 536 - Size 40 - UTILITY”; Self-fabric belt in blue and white striped cotton.


By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London; 2010, sold by Verrinder to Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf