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Woman's "New Look" suit

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Black silk rep. Fitted jacket, cinched waist, long flared lined skirt; Peter Pan collar, wide sasheds from shoulders, tie at front, 3/4 straight sleeves, 10 covered button closure at front; 2 belt carriers; grosgrain waistband. Drop-gathered, short and flared skirt; hook-and-eye and zipper...

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Provenance

About 1950, purchased from Filene's French Shops by Harriet Wilinsky Goodman; Gift to the MFA December 10, 1980.

Credit Line

Gift of Harriet Wilinsky Goodman

American, About 1950

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 81.3 x 73.7cm (32 x 29in.) Other (Skirt only): 68 x 43cm (26 3/4 x 16 15/16in.)

Accession Number

1980.481a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk grosgrain with silk grosgrain covered metal buttons, belt carriers, grosgrain waistband tape, metal closure, and jacquard silk label

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes