3-Piece Fancy Dress

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1920-1930

GUSN

GUSN-12036

Description

Mustard cotton canvas with red, tan, brown, and yellow woven stripe. Jacket has shawl collar with buttonhole at upper left; open front; 4 flat covered buttons-- no holes; long, straight sleeves with buttons at cuffs. Button at waist above each tail; unlined; seams bound with olive silk; tan cotton twill inner patch pockets at right and left; sleeves lined with white cotton twill with pink and blue woven pinstripe. Matching vest; shawl collar; 3 flat covered buttons in low placket; horizontal slash pockets right and left lined with tan cotton twill; olive silk back with buckled half belt; lined in back as sleeves. Trousers- Ivory canvas; 6 celluloid buttons around waistband; concealed button fly; black yoke with bucled half-belt; side seam pockets; waist lined with white muslin.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
dresses (garments)
canvas
celluloid (cellulosic)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
muslin
silk (textile)
twill
weaving
fancy dress
stripes
Men's clothing
Coated Canvas
Muslin
Silk
Celluloid
Twill
Striped
Woven
Hand Stitched
Fancy Dress
Women's Clothing
SUIT

Inscription

Gold letters woven on black silk inside collar: [in script] ""Frank T. Mason/ Boston"" Blue ink stamp inside waist lining of pants: ""4096A""

Additional Identification Number

92-302
WHS 112

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Weston Historical Society

Accession Number

1993.329.1-3