2-Piece Suit

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1915-1917

GUSN

GUSN-11849

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

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
fur
linen (material)
stitching
machine-made
satin
serge
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Wool
Silk
Serge
Satin
Linen
Fur
Hand Stitched
SUIT

Inscription

Gold letters woven on black silk inside collar: laurel wreath enclosing ""GWF Co"" & ""G. W. Foster Co./ Boston""

Additional Identification Number

92-104

Maker

G. W. Foster Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.253.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)