Skirt Suit

Description:

Gray worsted wool two-piece suit.
A) Jacket. Hip-length, with long sleeves. Center front opening with 4 large circular buttons (one missing). Front with piece-in bands of same cloth forming cross-overs at upper bust and arcs below the two pockets. Lined in peach fabric.

Designer's label at left side: "Adrian / Original";
At center back inside neckline is retailer's label "Nan Duskin / Philadelphia"

B) Skirt. Street-length, ca. mid-calf. Zipper closure at left hip, with hook-and-eyes at waistband. Unlined.
Retailer's label as in jacket, near hem on side seam.

Creator(s): Adrian, Gilbert
Location(s): United States - California - Los Angeles County - Los Angeles
Creation Date: 1945
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 18
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Adrian, Gilbert

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

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1945
Coverage:
Place
United States - California - Los Angeles County - Los Angeles
Date
[1940..1949]  
Description:

Gray worsted wool two-piece suit.
A) Jacket. Hip-length, with long sleeves. Center front opening with 4 large circular buttons (one missing). Front with piece-in bands of same cloth forming cross-overs at upper bust and arcs below the two pockets. Lined in peach fabric.

Designer's label at left side: "Adrian / Original";
At center back inside neckline is retailer's label "Nan Duskin / Philadelphia"

B) Skirt. Street-length, ca. mid-calf. Zipper closure at left hip, with hook-and-eyes at waistband. Unlined.
Retailer's label as in jacket, near hem on side seam.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1983.015.003
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283729
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image