Charcoal Gray Cocktail Suit

Brief Item Record

Title: Charcoal Gray Cocktail Suit

Creator: ILGWU

Date: 1960-1969

Description: Dark teal suit w/ rhinestone buttons +Skirt is attached to sheer cream camisole +Interesting detail above bust +Lined +No shoulder seam; gussets at armscye knee-length skirt, 2 diameter buttons of pebbled '˜marcasite'; beige silk, cream silk, dark green wool blend, dark green synthetic, metal buttons (faux-rhinestone), black metal zipper. Boxy. A. Wool blend jacket; 3/4 sleeves, no shoulder seam; modified wing collar; 4 buttons CF; detailing above bust; cream silk lining. B. Dress. Bodice beige silk, scoop neck, sleeveless, darts front and back; wool blend skirt, straight, knee-length, zipper CB.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2004013

Title

Charcoal Gray Cocktail Suit

Description

Dark teal suit w/ rhinestone buttons +Skirt is attached to sheer cream camisole +Interesting detail above bust +Lined +No shoulder seam; gussets at armscye knee-length skirt, 2 diameter buttons of pebbled '˜marcasite'; beige silk, cream silk, dark green wool blend, dark green synthetic, metal buttons (faux-rhinestone), black metal zipper. Boxy. A. Wool blend jacket; 3/4 sleeves, no shoulder seam; modified wing collar; 4 buttons CF; detailing above bust; cream silk lining. B. Dress. Bodice beige silk, scoop neck, sleeveless, darts front and back; wool blend skirt, straight, knee-length, zipper CB.

Creator

Date

1960-1969

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; Margaret Thompson/Madeleine Boesche 2/13/10

Color Main

Label

ILGWU-Int. Ladies Garment Workes Union'Union Made--AFL-CIO 485811

Donor

Nancy Brandon Allen

Date Earliest

1960

Date Latest

1969

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

excellent

Condition Description

repair made in dress bodice

Storage Location

HANGING

Work Type

Citation

ILGWU, “Charcoal Gray Cocktail Suit,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed December 4, 2023, http://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1128.