Skirt Suit

Description:

Black wool two-piece skirt suit.

A) Jacket. Just below hip-length, with center front opening with three hook-and-eye closures. Faux tie of same fabric at waist. Slight collar, and v-neckline. Thin orange/red inset line across front and up to shoulders. Long sleeves with inset orange/red panels along length of sleeves, with cording detailing and zipper closures at cuffs. Slit pockets just below waist.

Designer's label: "Adrian / Original"

B) Skirt of matching black wool. Street length. Possibly a replacement for the original skirt.

Creator(s): Adrian, Gilbert
Location(s): United States - California - Los Angeles County - Los Angeles
Creation Date: [1941..1946]  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 7
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Creator (Designer):
Adrian, Gilbert

Adrian, Gilbert (b. Naugatuck, Connecticut, USA, 1903 - d. Los Angeles, California, USA, 1959)

Date(s):
  • Creation: [1941..1946]
Coverage:
Place
United States - California - Los Angeles County - Los Angeles
From 1941 to 1946
Description:

Black wool two-piece skirt suit.

A) Jacket. Just below hip-length, with center front opening with three hook-and-eye closures. Faux tie of same fabric at waist. Slight collar, and v-neckline. Thin orange/red inset line across front and up to shoulders. Long sleeves with inset orange/red panels along length of sleeves, with cording detailing and zipper closures at cuffs. Slit pockets just below waist.

Designer's label: "Adrian / Original"

B) Skirt of matching black wool. Street length. Possibly a replacement for the original skirt.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1967.041.005
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283687
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image