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Skirt suit

Suit with horizontal stripes with vertical striped panels at bodice and upper back. Asymmentrical three button closure. Gold wool detailing at collar, cuffs and lower jacket border. Suit with horizontal stripes and gold detailing. Two small side slits at skirt hemline.


Before 2012, purchased by Marilyn Glass, Los Angeles, CA; 2012, gift of Marilyn Glass to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

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Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

late 1940s - early 1950s

  • Designed by Irene, American, 1907–1962

Center back (jacket): 73.7 cm (29 in.) Center back (skirt): 63.5 cm (25 in.)

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Textiles and Fashion Arts