Claire McCardell Woman's Suit

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Identifier

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Title

Claire McCardell Woman's Suit

Creator

McCardell, Claire

Date

1949-1950

Description

Made in New York, New York, this suit consists of a skirt, a jacket, and a blouse.
The jacket is made of gray poodle cloth with wide, circular three-quarter-length sleeves. Three brass and black buttons fasten the center front opening, and the left and right front edges are cut in a wide circular shape.
Also gray poodle cloth, the skirt is cut with a slight flare and has a narrow waistband with a hook-and-eye closure on the left side. There is also a left side zipper opening, and a large patch pocket extends from the right side seam to the center front. A wide brown leather belt with a gold buckle was worn with the skirt.
The striped blouse is a gray, black, and tan jersey knit with sleeves cut in one with the bodice. The sleeves taper at the ends, the horizontal neckline has a hook and eye at the back left shoulder, and there is a left side zipper opening.
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Subject

Women
Clothing and dress
Dress accessories
McCardell, Claire

Source

Smithsonian Institution

Relation

https://ids.si.edu/ids/deliveryService?id=NMAH-JN2014-3611&max=150

Subject

Women
Clothing and dress
Dress accessories
McCardell, Claire

Citation

McCardell, Claire, “Claire McCardell Woman's Suit,” Center for Knit and Crochet Digital Repository, accessed June 19, 2024, http://digital.centerforknitandcrochet.org/items/show/27607.

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