Skirt Suit

Description:

Two-piece skirt suit of tan, lightly striped, possibly synthetic material.

The jacket is a tailored shell with high rounded neckline and square spread collar. Full-length set-in sleeves. constructed in one piece with darts at the elbows. Center front closure from the neck to hip line with four bound buttonholes with corresponding brown tortoise shell buttons. Bound hip pockets with flaps. The jacket front is intricately pieced. Fully lined in light brown crepe.

Designer's label stitched along inside of right front opening: "Adrian / Original"

The skirt is narrow, knee-length, with knee-level kick pleat. The skirt is darted into a narrow waistband, and has a left side seam zipper closure from waist to hip line. Lapped closure with single hook&eye and hook&bar. Unlined with turned back hem.

Creator(s): Adrian, Gilbert
Location(s): United States - California - Los Angeles County - Los Angeles
Creation Date: 1940/1950  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 8
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Designer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1940/1950
Coverage:
Place
United States - California - Los Angeles County - Los Angeles
Date
1940/1950  
Description:

Two-piece skirt suit of tan, lightly striped, possibly synthetic material.

The jacket is a tailored shell with high rounded neckline and square spread collar. Full-length set-in sleeves. constructed in one piece with darts at the elbows. Center front closure from the neck to hip line with four bound buttonholes with corresponding brown tortoise shell buttons. Bound hip pockets with flaps. The jacket front is intricately pieced. Fully lined in light brown crepe.

Designer's label stitched along inside of right front opening: "Adrian / Original"

The skirt is narrow, knee-length, with knee-level kick pleat. The skirt is darted into a narrow waistband, and has a left side seam zipper closure from waist to hip line. Lapped closure with single hook&eye and hook&bar. Unlined with turned back hem.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1993.011.004
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc283771
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image