Women's Suit

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1940

GUSN

GUSN-12909

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

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
stitching
machine-made
padding (process)
rayon
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Wool
Rayon
Padded
Hand Stitched
SUIT

Inscription

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.

Additional Identification Number

1992.130A-B

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel

Accession Number

1992.130AB

Places

Massachusetts (United States)