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Woman's suit: jacket, skirt, blouse and scarf

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Jacket of silk woven (double cloth?) in crinkled effect, printed in plaid pattern of red and yellow on green ground (imitating tartan). Wool jersey collar and cuffs, acetate plain weave lining, 5 brass button closure, 2 brass buttons on each sleeve. Labeled: "Adele Simpson". Silk satin blouse...

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Provenance

Gift of Joan Raines to the MFA, September 19, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Adele Simpson

American, late 1980s

Dimensions

Skirt center back: 59.7 cm (23 1/2 in.) Blouse center back: 59.7 cm (23 1/2 in.) Scarf center back: 166.4 cm (65 1/2 in.) Skirt center back: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.777.1-4

Medium or Technique

Jacket: Silk double cloth, wool knit (jersey), acetate plain weave lining, brass buttons. Blouse, scarf: Silk satin weave. Skirt: Wool knit (jersey), silk plain weave lining.

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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