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Description

Coat A: Cream; turnover notched collar; single breasted - 2 buttons; 3 patch pockets and coin pocket; 1 inside pocket; 2 pearl buttons at sleeve, unlined; box pleats and waistband at back. Pants B: Cream; cuffs; 2 side pockets, 2 hips pockets; button front with placket; belt loops at waistband.

Details

Maker
NRA (Clothing) (Maker)
Palm Beach (Clothing) (Maker)
Tailored by Goodall (for Palm Beach) (Maker)
Date
1930-1939
Inscriptions
CoatA: Label at neck: ""TAILORED BY GOODALL/Palm Beach/Reg. US.PAT.OFF."" (Palm Beach & pat. info are surrounded by a box) Label on pocket: ""Palm Beach Suits/can be washed or dry-cleaned. For best results when washing use lukewarm water. Do not boil. Use no starch. Do not bleach./For laundering/Sleeve Length......./Coat......./NRA/We do our best/Manufactured under/Men's Clothing/Code Authority/256851/KFA"" NRA = 1930's See worksheet for label appearance. On Pants B: label on right hip pocket: same as coat. Label: ""Palm Beach Trousers & Slacks/Readily wash or dry clean. Results best if treated like wool garments according to Laundry or Dry Cleaner Ass'n formulas. The following should be filled in with India Ink by the retailer when this garment is sold./WAIST___________INSEAM__________""
Material
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
linen (material)
machine-made
Men's clothing
sports clothing
Sportswear
stitching
SUIT
suits (main garments)
Summer
summer (season)
Walking Wear
Accession Number
1990.368AB
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher
GUSN
13146

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