Suit

American
Brooks Brothers (American, founded 1818)


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 78.7 cm (31 in.) Length x width (pants): 101.6 x 86.4 cm (40 x 34 in.)

Accession Number

2012.971.1-2

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Men’s multicolored plaid jacket with black satin collar. Single button jacket with single breasted jetted pocket. Two side jetted pockets and two inner jetted pockets. Two buttons on each cuff. Black pleated pants with side satin stripe. Two back jetted pockets and buttons sewn around waist band.

Signed

Interior label (jacket): "BROOKS BROTHERS ESTABLISHED 1818 UNIVERSITY SHOP"

Interior label (pants): "BROOKS BROTHERS C378950 W 34 REG"

Provenance

Between 1980 and 2010, purchased by Edward Spindler in Massachusetts; 2012, gift of Edward Spindler to the MFA. (Accession date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Edward Sleeper in memory of Merle L. Sleeper