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Woman's suit in three parts

Jacket of a woman's suit in three parts. Three shiney domed bress? buttons. Self-fabric loops for belt at the waist. Wide round collar. Lined with label on inside at neck reading, "claire mccardell clothes by townley." Black wool skirt. Black leather belt with metal buckle and end tip in...

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Provenance

2011, purchased by Pam Parmal from Ebay; 2011, gift of Parmal to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Pamela Parmal in memory of Dolores Parmal

American, mid 1950s

Dimensions

Jacket: Center back: 48.3 cm (19 in.) Skirt: Center back: 74.9 cm (29 1/2 in.) Height x length: 5.1 x 94 cm (2 x 37 in.)

Accession Number

2011.497.1-3

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes