Navy and Cream Houndstooth Jacket of Jessie Tucker

Brief Item Record

Title: Navy and Cream Houndstooth Jacket of Jessie Tucker

Creator: Jovon Fashions Inc.

Date: 1953

Description: Jacket of navy and cream houndstooth check wool, trapeze silhouette; hip-length; no darts or seams, 11 inch vent in center back; three-quarter length sleeves with butterfly cuffs; collar split in center back; navy plastic buttons in center front, wool-covered buttons in center back; two false pockets in front, two in back; navy rayon lining.

Full Item Record

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2011002

Title

Navy and Cream Houndstooth Jacket of Jessie Tucker

Description

Jacket of navy and cream houndstooth check wool, trapeze silhouette; hip-length; no darts or seams, 11 inch vent in center back; three-quarter length sleeves with butterfly cuffs; collar split in center back; navy plastic buttons in center front, wool-covered buttons in center back; two false pockets in front, two in back; navy rayon lining.

Date

1953

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

42 inches (chest), 48 inches (waist), 19.5 inches (center front length), 24.5 inches (center back length), other measurements: vent=11

Medium

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Temporal Coverage

Rights

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

Is Referenced By

For Better and For Worse

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

Emma Foley, 1/24/14

Color Main

Color Secondary

Technique

Dress Type

Closure

Closure Placement

Waistline

Costume Components

Chest

42

Waist

48

Center Front Length

19.5

Center Back Length

24.5

Measurements Other

vent=11

All Measurements

42 inches (chest), 48 inches (waist), 19.5 inches (center front length), 24.5 inches (center back length), other measurements: vent=11

Label

"Jovon / Inc. / Fashions"

Worn by

Donor

Shona Tucker

Date Earliest

1953

Date Latest

1953

Culture

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Exhibitions

"For Better and For Worse" Spring 2013

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

small holes throughout, lining ripped at CB, some buttons missing

Treatment

The mannequin was given short arms of batting covered with nylon, to support the sleeves of the jacket. The jacket was shown with a straight skirt from Vassar's theatrical costume stock, to complete the outfit.

Mannequin

14, 1963

Storage Location

HANGING

Work Type

Citation

Jovon Fashions Inc., “Navy and Cream Houndstooth Jacket of Jessie Tucker,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed April 15, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/2450.

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