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1963 Savile Row Men's Suit

Description

Men's 3 piece black wool suit A- Jacket, 3 button jacket, welt pockets with flap B- Trousers, cuffed with 2 pleats each side, welt back pockets; suspender buttons sewn in C- Vest, 6 buttons with 4 welt pockets

Source

HCT.1995.840.8a-c

Date

1963

Provenance

This suit was worn by John T. Mains Jr. John was born May 24, 1927 in Greenfield, Ohio. He was the son of John T. and Helen Bliss (Enderlin) Mains. He attended The London School of Economics in England and The College of Wooster in Wooster, Ohio. John married Marjorie Murray on November 27, 1965. He also served as the Mayor of Greenfield, Ohio from 1966-1967. His father and grandfather had also served in the same position.

Design Elements

Single-Breasted Tailored Jacket, Notched Lapel

Fiber/Fabric Information

fiber content=Wool

Decade

1960-1969

Color

Black

Files

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Collection

Citation

“1963 Savile Row Men's Suit,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed February 25, 2020, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/2166.

Item Relations

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