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Woman's suit

Back wool crepe jacket trimmed in black satin with grossgrain collar. Three covered buttons down center front. Lined in black with one interior label: "lachasse/London." Black straight skirt with three pleats down center back. Zipper at right side. Interior lined in black with red "xxx"...

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By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, late 1940s

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Center back (jacket): 59 cm (23 1/4 in.) Center back (skirt): 65.6 cm (25 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Jacket, skirt: Wool plain weave (crepe); rayon (?) plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts