Copper Tweed Wool Suit

Brief Item Record

Title: Copper Tweed Wool Suit

Creator: Shoppe Yvonne

Date: 1940-1949

Description: Copper and black tweed wool suit; I. copper and black wool tweed; black synthetic lining; black plastic buttons II. Silhouette: Fit and flare 3-piece suite III. A: Jacket: fitted; hip length; full length sleeve; six large black buttons; polo collar; two decorative angled breast pockets, v-notch at cuff of sleeve. B: Vest: fitted; four large black buttons; high v-neck collar. C. Skirt: A-Line; calf length; waistband has two decorative buttons on right side; side zipper. D: Hat: flat hat with brim; half bow on right side. E. Hat-pin: hat pin with small tweed rosette; label inside.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2004009

Title

Copper Tweed Wool Suit

Description

Copper and black tweed wool suit; I. copper and black wool tweed; black synthetic lining; black plastic buttons II. Silhouette: Fit and flare 3-piece suite III. A: Jacket: fitted; hip length; full length sleeve; six large black buttons; polo collar; two decorative angled breast pockets, v-notch at cuff of sleeve. B: Vest: fitted; four large black buttons; high v-neck collar. C. Skirt: A-Line; calf length; waistband has two decorative buttons on right side; side zipper. D: Hat: flat hat with brim; half bow on right side. E. Hat-pin: hat pin with small tweed rosette; label inside.

Creator

Date

1940-1949

Subject

Clothing and dress

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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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 Anne Silk and Emily Leimkuhler 2/15/10

Color Main

Label

Shoppe Yvonne-230 Park Ave.--Baltimore, MD.'(in hat)

Donor

Nancy Brandon Allen

Date Earliest

1940

Date Latest

1949

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Public Information

we feel this piece is a highlight because this is one of the only full day ensembles we have, complete with a vest, hat and hat pin.

Condition Term

very good

Condition Description

One button missing on jacket small holes on back of jacket masking tape was holding up skirt hem--removed by Arden 5/7/04 small hole at bottom of skirt, near hem

Storage Location

HANGING

Work Type

Citation

Shoppe Yvonne, “Copper Tweed Wool Suit,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed June 14, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/1124.