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Description

A=Jacket; B=Skirt. Jacket (A) turned back collar w/ padded shoulders; full length sleeves w/ slit in cuff; slight flare at waist; 2 side pockets w/ scalloped edge & covered button & buttonhole. Front closure of 6 covered buttons & holes; lined w/ rayon. Skirt (B) straight; mid-calf length; w/ left side zipper & plastic button & hole; center front pleat running from waist to 8" of hem then opens up; 2 small slits at side hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1940
Inscriptions
Machine embroidered at neckline cloth label; blue on white: ""Jays/ Boston/ and/ Wellesley"" to left of ""Jays"" is silhouette of seated woman looking into hand mirror.
Material
machine-made
padding (process)
rayon
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Padded
padding (process)
rayon
Rayon
stitching
SUIT
suits (main garments)
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1992.130AB
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel
GUSN
12909

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