Jacket & Skirt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1910-1913

GUSN

GUSN-37309

Description

Cream wool w/ ivory silk braid trim. A=Jacket - angled shawl collar, trimmed w/ 3 rows of cream silk braid & wide basket weave border of ivory silk. 2 large mother of pearl buttons; cut away below waist; narrow tuck from shoulder to hem, front & back creates "panel" effect. This "panel" has seam at waist, basketweave trim & braid arranged in geometric motifs; long sleeves gathered at shoulder. Cuffs have basket weave border & braid arranged in sun motif at corner of cuff border; fully lined w/ ivory satin; weighted hem. B=Skirt - matching skirt has same "panel" effect as jacket, w/ vertical tucks at sides as well; narrow taffeta waistband; hem has 3 rows of braid & basketweave border. Fully lined w/ taffeta; taffeta dust ruffle; overlapping hook & eye closure at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suits (main garments)
skirts (garments)
stitching
machine-made
satin
silk (textile)
taffeta
twill
wool (textile)
Women's clothing
Wool
Twill
Silk
Satin
Taffeta
Hand Stitched
SUIT

Inscription

Woven label in lining of right shoulder. ""Harwitch Bros./19 Arlington St. Boston"" There is a coat of arms w/ ""H"" on shield, held by 2 phoenix w/ banner below - ""CRAINE DIEU""

Additional Identification Number

1934.2557 A

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morse and Miss Eleanor Hooper Jones

Accession Number

1934.2557AB

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