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Women's two piece, deep taupe wool velour suit from the 1940s


Woman's two piece, deep taupe wool velour suit. The hip-length jacket is fitted, and has padded shoulders, and long straight, set-in sleeves. Two horizontal piped, slash pockets are at the waist level. A single wooden button is at the waist closing. Brown braid trim is applied over the shoulders. The collarless jacket is lined in brown crepe. The A-line skirt has a 2" waistband, with a side zipper. The unlined skirt is below knee length. The suit was made for the donor, who was a millinary buyer at Hudson's, by Adrian. It was a favorite of the donor's. Hat 84.122.46 was made to wear with the suit. Label: Adrian Original.

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