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2-Piece Suit

Description

Jacket has dark brown wool serge; band collar with white silk; fur trim at collar and cuffs; 8 imitation wood buttons from collar to waist, with black tape loops (buttons missing at collar). Attached belt with 2 button close, snap under belt; skirt pleated in back with 2 rows of 5 buttons at waist; brown satin lining, matching skirt has hook and eye at left waist with snap closure placket; top-stitched center seam in front; half belt in back with button in center; waistband faced with silk and linen band; boning at seams in waistband; eyes at center backing of waist (for attaching to bodice); small chamois pocket inside waistband next to placket

Details

Maker
G. W. Foster Co. (Maker)
Date
1915-1917
Inscriptions
Gold letters woven on black silk inside collar: laurel wreath enclosing ""GWF Co"" & ""G. W. Foster Co./ Boston""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Material
fur
linen (material)
machine-made
satin
serge
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
fur
Fur
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
Satin
satin
Serge
serge
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
SUIT
suits (main garments)
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1993.253.1
GUSN
11848

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