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Woman's suit (jacket, dress, belt)

Woman's suit consisting of: three-button jacket with 3/4-length sleeves in "camouflage" print in two shades of green, lined in apple green rayon (?) plain weave, labeled "John Cavanagh London."; sleeveless dress with peter pan collar and pleated skirt in "camouflage" print in two shades of...

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Provenance

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, 1950s

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Jacket: Center back: 50 cm (19 11/16 in.) Dress: Length: 98.5 cm (38 3/4 in.) Belt: Length: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1405.1-3

Medium or Technique

Jacket, dress: Silk, twill weave, printed; rayon (?), plain weave lining; Belt: Silk, printed; metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes