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1930s Women's Navy/White/Red Ensemble

Description

Ensemble: Blouse and Skirt a Blouse

a. Blouse
Lapel collar in red, white and blue polka dot with 4" collar point and 1.25" lapels forming V neckline opening at center front. Bust darts form inverted V going to center front. Front neckline inset from inverted V to shoulder seam and armhole in white with red and navy polka dots; red, white and blue stripe outlines polka dot inset. Center front opening with three self fabric covered white buttons; one snap at waistline. Short set-in sleeves with 1" cuff of red, white and navy stripe trim. Two vertical tucks at left and right side fronts below bust. Bodice back with sailor-cut square yoke in red, white and navy polka dots. Two vertical tucks at waistline side front and back.

b. Wrap style navy blue skirt
Moderate flare; gored skirt with center back seam. Set on waistband (1.5" wide); two self-fabric covered buttons at left and right side front waistband when buttoned. Three decorative buttons on right side. Single welt pockets with striped trim. Four additional matching buttons, two at each left and right side fronts; left side buttons function with buttonholes to help secure skirt during wear; non-functioning buttons on right balance design. Welt inset pockets at left and right high hip; 1" red, white and blue stripe fabric trim in top edge of pockets to match stripe at blouse neckline

Source

HCT.1988.418.24ab

Date

1935

Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Bruce Harris

Decade

1930-1939

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Collection

Citation

“1930s Women's Navy/White/Red Ensemble,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed October 14, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5115.

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