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  • Women's gray-green gabardine suit from the 1940s

    Woman's gray-green gabardine suit having a long-sleeve collarless jacket with padded shoulders, and an inset yoke with diagonal button down tabs on either side. It has set-in front pockets with matching diagonal button-down flaps. The jacet ends past the hips and is lined with pale purple crepe. The straight skirt has a 1 3/8" waistband with a side zipper and hooks. The waistband measures approximately 26." Labels: Adrian in British Samek Material, and The J.L. Hudson Co., Detroit.

  • Women's wine, navy blue, and white herringbone check suit from the late 1930s or early 1940s

    Woman's wine, navy blue, and white herringbone check suit. The straight skirt has a side ziper closing with a 5" split on the opposite side. It has an faced waist with a facing of wine crepe. The long sleeved jacket has a long-fitted line with shoulders that are heavily padded, and a concealed hook and twist closing in front. The collarless neckline is trimmed with two rows of self-bias strips which extend to the front armholes. The edges of the sleeves have the same bias insets. The jack…

  • Women's forest green, wool gabardine suit from the 1940s

    Woman's forest green, wool gabardine suit. The suit is single breasted and has an eight button front closing. The jacket is hip-length, and has padded shoulders, and long straight sleeves with turned-up button cuffs. Slash pockets are positioned at the hips. Lined, with side zipper, and a front placket. Labels: The J.L. Hudson Co., Detroit, and Davidow.

  • Women's navy blue wool coat from the late 1930s to mid 1940s

    Woman's navy blue wool coat in a below-the-knee length. The princess line coat is single breasted, and its front seams end in pleats on the breast and skirt. The long narrow sleeves are decorated with a large triangular panel of drawn thread work. The coat has a false collar of drawn thread, wide padded shoulders, and six large buttons with a faint wood grain. It is lined with navy taffeta. Label: Hattie Carnegie, Inc.

  • Women's light blue denim coveralls from the 1940s

    Woman's light blue denim coveralls with button drop seat, front button waistband, short sleeves with slightly gathered shoulders. The coveralls have a convertible collar, front button closure, two patch pockets on the front bodice, and one patch pocket on the right back hip. Worn by the donor's mother at McCord Radiator from 1943 to 1945. Worn with hat #89.70.3