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Woman's suit (jacket, skirt)

Medium/light brown collarless suit jacket with Adrian's iconic "V-line" silhouette with padded shoulders and a fitted waist. Three plastic buttons run down the center front placket, between the second and third (at about the waistline) is a hook and eye closure. Two faux pockets are angled on...

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Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Elizabeth Ann Coleman

American, about 1948

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Overall (jacket): 63.5 x 91.44 cm (25 x 36 in.) Center back (skirt): 71.12 cm (28 in.)

Accession Number

2008.317.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool twill, lined with rayon plain weave; plastic buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes