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Suit

Blue/green searsucker suit with lavender interior. Two front pockets and one smaller pocket at upper left breast near collar. Interior pockets on left. Searsucker pants. Zipper-fly and tab with button and hook/eye closure on front waistband. Measurements/client info sewn into back of pants. Pant...

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Signed

Labeled "The Andover Shop," and "Made in Canada" Interior labels: "FABRIQUE: MADE IN CANADA" on collar; "THE ANDOVER SHOP" insignia sewn onto bottom. Measurements/client information in left breastpocket.

Provenance

By 2011, acquired by Nancy T. Lerner; 2012, gift of Lerner to the MFA. (Accession date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy T. Lerner in memory of Steven L. Lerner

American, late 20th century

Dimensions

Center back (Jacket): 81.3 cm (32 in.) Length (Pants): 927.1 mm (36 1/2 in.) Length (Bowtie): 876.3 mm (34 1/2 in.) Length (Bowtie): 838.2 mm (33 in.) Length (Necktie): 1485.9 mm (58 1/2 in.) Length x width (Hankerchief): 39.4 x 39.4 cm (15 1/2 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.177.1-6

Medium or Technique

Cotton, silk lining, plastic buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes