Skirt Suit

Description:

Woman's skirt suit of grey-black twill wool with blue and creme yellow pinstripe.

a) Jacket has flat pointed collar with a rectangular insert yoke panel trimmed with four teal, olive and brown mottled plastic buttons. Center front opening with three same buttons and bound button holes. Bodice has 3 faux pocket flaps on right, increasing in size like a step pyramid. Long, one-piece set in sleeves sleeves with two elbow darts on both arms. Right arm has two rectangular, decorative fabric panels on right sleeve of jacket's fabric, with a single button and bound button hole each in the upper, outer corner. Lined in tan silk faille.

Designer's Label at center back collar: "Adrian/ in/British Samek Material"

(b) A-line skirt with CF and CB and side seams. Hemmed in navy blue hem tape, blind hem (slip) stitched on both sides. 3" hem. Four waist darts, with 1 3/8" waist band ending in arrow tip over left-side lapped zipper.

Creator(s): Adrian, Gilbert
Location(s):
Creation Date: [1947..1948]  
Partner(s):
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection(s):
Texas Fashion Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 26
Past 30 days: 1
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Creator (Designer):
Adrian, Gilbert

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

Date(s):
  • Creation: [1947..1948]
Coverage:
Place
England
Place
United States - California - Los Angeles County - Los Angeles
From 1947 to 1948
Description:

Woman's skirt suit of grey-black twill wool with blue and creme yellow pinstripe.

a) Jacket has flat pointed collar with a rectangular insert yoke panel trimmed with four teal, olive and brown mottled plastic buttons. Center front opening with three same buttons and bound button holes. Bodice has 3 faux pocket flaps on right, increasing in size like a step pyramid. Long, one-piece set in sleeves sleeves with two elbow darts on both arms. Right arm has two rectangular, decorative fabric panels on right sleeve of jacket's fabric, with a single button and bound button hole each in the upper, outer corner. Lined in tan silk faille.

Designer's Label at center back collar: "Adrian/ in/British Samek Material"

(b) A-line skirt with CF and CB and side seams. Hemmed in navy blue hem tape, blind hem (slip) stitched on both sides. 3" hem. Four waist darts, with 1 3/8" waist band ending in arrow tip over left-side lapped zipper.

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Contributor(s):
Partner:
UNT College of Visual Arts + Design
Collection:
Texas Fashion Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: 1995.016.001
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc286814
Resource Type: Physical Object
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
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