Skirt Suit

Description:

Two-piece daytime skirt suit of Mexican homespun cotton consisting of:

A) Jacket. Body of jacket is purple, long sleeves and collarless yoke of green, with a narrow band of rose inserted below yoke in front. Jacket has padded shoulders and is slightly fitted, and closes with hooks and eyes in front. Small string tie at waist. Fully lined in purple silk.

Designer label inside: "Adrian / Original"

B) Skirt. Skirt is purple, below knee-length, of slim design flaring slightly. Was altered to lengthen, and then restored to original length. Side zipper closure, and waistband has snap and two hook-and-eye closures.
No Labels.

A hat was made to go with the suit by Henry's, Dallas, accession number
1967.002.003

Creator(s): Adrian, Gilbert
Location(s): United States - California
Creation Date: [1943..1945]  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 5
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: [1943..1945]
Coverage:
Place
United States - California
From 1943 to 1945
Description:

Two-piece daytime skirt suit of Mexican homespun cotton consisting of:

A) Jacket. Body of jacket is purple, long sleeves and collarless yoke of green, with a narrow band of rose inserted below yoke in front. Jacket has padded shoulders and is slightly fitted, and closes with hooks and eyes in front. Small string tie at waist. Fully lined in purple silk.

Designer label inside: "Adrian / Original"

B) Skirt. Skirt is purple, below knee-length, of slim design flaring slightly. Was altered to lengthen, and then restored to original length. Side zipper closure, and waistband has snap and two hook-and-eye closures.
No Labels.

A hat was made to go with the suit by Henry's, Dallas, accession number
1967.002.003

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1967.002.002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283669
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image