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

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Gift of Adele Simpson

American, late 1980s


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.)

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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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