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Woman's two-piece suit

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Gray wool suit; shaped jacket with long sleeves, notched collar, three buttons and decorative diagonal cuts on front and back; lined with light brown silk crepe. Unlined, A-line gray wool skirt with decorative diagonal cut on lower left hem; back hook-and-eye and zipper closure. Jacket...

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Provenance

Made for and worn by Beatrice Greenberg Leventhal (Adrian's sister), early 1950s; Gift to Linda Smith (Leventhal's granddaughter-in-law), September 1979; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Linda G. Smith and Nathaniel S. Selig

American, 1951–52

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Other (jacket): 61 cm (24 in.) Center back (skirt): 71.1 cm (28 in.)

Accession Number

2003.665.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool twill and silk crepe

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes