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Purple Suit

Accession

1-985-12-02991

Class

Category

Designer

Estimated Manufacture Date

1985

Style Period

Description

This three-piece lavender linen suit is comprised of a jacket, vest, and skirt. The jacket is short-sleeved with gathering at the edge of the shoulder and cuffs. It has shoulder pads and a turned back collar fastened in place with a single self-covered button on the point of each lapel, and a two button centre-front closure. The hem of the centre-front opening is cut to form a peeking triangle. There are side, bodice and centre-back seams on the jacket.

The vest has a four button closure with covered buttons and a cutaway at the hem and opening.

The skirt has a simple straight cut, slash pockets on each hip, and a button closure on the waistband.

Condition

good

Colour

Material

Measurements

size 10