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Adrian, Gilbert; brown & white gingham wool suit

Description

Adrian "original" brown & white gingham wool suit; long hip length jacket (a); long set-in sleeves; notched pointed collar; horizontal slash pocket, self bound on lower right side just below the natural waistline; jacket consists of 4 different sizes of gingham, smallest squares form the yoke and collar back and front, the section below that is a little larger, and the lower jacket has even larger checks; the right side of the jacket and right sleeve has a method of slashing almost forming a pocket effect at each horizontal panel; slashing begins from a point at center front where it gradually increases in size to the side seam, this is continued on the back; each under panel is the largest size check; jacket is lined in russet silk crepe; b) skirt- straight, one gingham size, knife pleat at lower left side.

Source

HCT.1986.191.10ab

Provenance

Purchased at auction.

Designer

Adrian, Gilbert

Design Elements

Straight Skirt, Tailored Single-Breasted Jacket, Npotched Lapel, Wedge Silhouette

Fiber/Fabric Information

fiber content=Wool

Decade

1940-1949

Color

Brown, White

Files

1986.191.10ab F.jpg
1986.191.10ab LF.jpg
1986.191.10ab L.jpg
1986.191.10ab LB.jpg
1986.191.10ab B.jpg
1986.191.10ab RB.jpg
1986.191.10ab R.jpg
1986.191.10ab RF.jpg
Adrian Label.jpg
adrian suit jacket detail, upper right front.jpg
adrian suit jacket detail, right front chest level.jpg
adrian right side of jacket back.jpg
adrian welt pocket.jpg
adrian sleeve detail.jpg
Wool Fiber
Wool Fiber
Wool Fiber
Wool Fiber
Wool Fiber
Wool Fiber
Wool Fiber
Wool Fiber

Collection

Citation

“Adrian, Gilbert; brown & white gingham wool suit,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed September 25, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/2285.

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