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1970s Ralph Lauren Ensemble

Description

Ralph Lauren medium blue cotton oxford shirt and plaid multi-color cotton madras skirt.

a. Blouse
Tailored medium blue shirt with set on collar (3" collar points at center front). Center front opening with six button/buttonhole closure; loop closure at neckline; buttonholes on left front/buttons on right front. Short set-in sleeves with white Ralph Lauren Polo logo embroidered on sleeve near shoulder seam; front left patch pocket. Yoke across upper back bodice; curved shirttail hem; flat fell side seams, top stitched armhole seams.

b. Skirt
Calf-length A-line skirt in large balanced plaid: cream background and printed plaid in lack, green, blue and red. Set on waistband with, 1.5" wide, 4" tab extended on left front and two buttons on right front for waistline adjustment. One self-fabric belt loop on right front to secure tab. Center front fly style zipper closure. Two front pleats on left and right waistline, stitched down 1.5" then released; side seam curved pockets. One dart at left and right back waistline.

Source

HCT.1987.236.5ab

Date

1976

Provenance

Gift of Joan L. Zwiep

Designer

Ralph Lauren

Fiber/Fabric Information

Cotton

Decade

1970-1979

Files

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Collection

Citation

“1970s Ralph Lauren Ensemble,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 16, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5114.

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