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Valentina; red/black striped wool dress and jacket

Description

Valentina red/black striped wool suit (dress & jacket); sheath dress, sleeveless-2 inch straps; sweetheart neckline; dart down both sides of the front of bodice; zipper set in at left side seam; lined from the inside center back at waist to hem; JACKET- red/black stripe, fitted bodice, long sleeves; three black buttons close jacket at center front waist; hook and eye at neck of jacket; black velvet round collar; ribbing at hem of jacket in black cord; jacket lined in black silk; stripes of dress and jacket are horizontal, stripes of sleeves and straps are vertical.

Source

HCT.1992.725.1a-c

Date

1948-1955

Provenance

This suit was worn by Harriet Walker Henderson. Harriet lived from 12/31/1903-11/7/2007. She was born in Minnesota to a prominent family who owned a highly successful forest products corporation. It was started by her grandfather T.B. Walker, who was originally from Xenia, Ohio. She married Wellington S. Henderson in Piedmont, California on 3/22/1930. Wellington was born in Nevada on 2/15/1902. His father, Charles Henderson, was a lawyer. Wellington and Harriet eventually moved to California where Wellington worked as an investment counselor at a bank.

Designer

Valentina

Design Elements

Shirt collar, Fitted Sleeve, Tailored - Single-Breasted Jacket, Wedge Silhouette

Fiber/Fabric Information

fiber content=Silk, Wool

Decade

1940-1949

Files

1992.725.1ab F(2).jpg
1992.725.1ab LF(2).jpg
1992.725.1ab L(2).jpg
1992.725.1ab LB(2).jpg
1992.725.1ab B(2).jpg
1992.725.1ab RB(2).jpg
1992.725.1ab R(2).jpg
1992.725.1ab RF(2).jpg
1992.725.1ab F.jpg
1992.725.1ab LF.jpg
1992.725.1ab L.jpg
1992.725.1ab LB.jpg
1992.725.1ab B.jpg
1992.725.1ab RB.jpg
1992.725.1ab R.jpg
1992.725.1ab RF.jpg
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button detail.jpg
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Wool Fiber
Wool Fiber
Wool Fiber
Wool Fiber
Silk Fiber
Silk Fiber
Silk FIber
Silk Fiber

Collection

Citation

“Valentina; red/black striped wool dress and jacket,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed September 25, 2017, http://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/4693.

Item Relations

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