Skirt suit

late 1940s - early 1950s
Designed by Irene (American, 1907–1962)


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 73.7 cm (29 in.) Center back (skirt): 63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1040.1-2

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Suit with horizontal stripes with vertical striped panels at bodice and upper back. Asymmentrical three button closure. Gold wool detailing at collar, cuffs and lower jacket border.

Suit with horizontal stripes and gold detailing. Two small side slits at skirt hemline.

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