Green Tweed Suit

Brief Item Record

Title: Green Tweed Suit

Creator: Davidow

Date: 1940-1949

Description: Green tweed suit; green wool tweed, brown synthetic, green ribbon, green leather. A. Tweed jacket. Peaked lapel; long straight sleeves with single covered button; slightly fitted at waist; side darts, 2 darts either side at front; fake pockets with bow detail above bust; actual pockets with bow detail at bottom front; 6 covered button CF; fully lined in synthetic. B. Tweed skirt. Knee or just below knee-length; slight A-line; metal zipper and tab and hook and eye closures L side; seams CF and CB; 2 darts from waist at each side, both front and back; box pleat CB; lined in synthetic from waist 2/3 down; ribbon at hem. C. Tweed belt. Narrow, front entirely covered in tweed, including rectangular buckle; backed in leather.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2004004

Title

Green Tweed Suit

Description

Green tweed suit; green wool tweed, brown synthetic, green ribbon, green leather. A. Tweed jacket. Peaked lapel; long straight sleeves with single covered button; slightly fitted at waist; side darts, 2 darts either side at front; fake pockets with bow detail above bust; actual pockets with bow detail at bottom front; 6 covered button CF; fully lined in synthetic. B. Tweed skirt. Knee or just below knee-length; slight A-line; metal zipper and tab and hook and eye closures L side; seams CF and CB; 2 darts from waist at each side, both front and back; box pleat CB; lined in synthetic from waist 2/3 down; ribbon at hem. C. Tweed belt. Narrow, front entirely covered in tweed, including rectangular buckle; backed in leather.

Creator

Date

1940-1949

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Arden Kirkland 5/5/2004 2010; Margaret Thompson/Sharon Scoble 2/15/10

Color Main

Closure

Label

London-Paris-Davidow-New York' 'US Patent No. 2,318,295'

Donor

Nancy Brandon Allen

Date Earliest

1940

Date Latest

1949

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Exhibitions

Fashion and Fashion Plates

Condition Term

excellent

Mannequin

size 10 1970

Storage Location

HANGING

Work Type

Citation

Davidow, “Green Tweed Suit,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed April 14, 2024, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1119.