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Navy Day Suit

Style Period

1980s

Designer

Neiman Marcus

Label

Neiman Marcus

Description

Jacket:
Chanel-inspired navy tweed jacket with long sleeves, curved cuff edges with three non-functional gold buttons, squared lapels and a centre-front opening with five gold buttons to fasten it closed. In addition, there are two patch pockets with decorative buttons on them, decorative flaps on top of each pocket and a self-belt along the back waist with gold decorative hardware along it . Lastly, there is black ribbon trimming on along all edges.

Skirt:
Shin-length skirt with pleating along the front and a zipper and button closure along the centre-back

Tags

main dress
day suit
women's
navy blue blue
tweed

Donor

Lyn Westwood

Accession Number

1-980-12-09380