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Women's two piece rose and light beige silk suit from the early twentieth century


Woman's two piece silk suit in a rose and light beige stripe fabric. The jacket has a wide collar banded in rose, patch pockets, and long sleeves with cuffs. It snaps at the waist, and has a tie belt attached at the back waist and sides. The skirt is pleated at the waist, and has a back snap opening. Part of donor's wedding trousseau. She was married on April 10, 1917. Due to WWI, German dyes were not available, and stripes such as this were substituted.

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