Skirt suit

1940s
Designed by Irene (American, 1907–1962)


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 86.4 cm (34 in.) Length (skirt): 71.1 cm (28 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1039.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wine wool geometric pattern suit with fabric designed by Pola Stout. Fitted jacket with five covered buttons front closures.

Wine wool geometric pattern suit with fabric designed by Pola Stout. Straight skirt with concealed trimmed front pockets.

Provenance

Before 2012, purchased by Marilyn Glass, Los Angeles, CA; 2012, gift of Marilyn Glass to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston