Vintage Violet and Pale Yellow Light Wool Houndstooth Suit, ca 1940s

$275.00 USD



  • Wool
This suit is in excellent vintage condition: I can find no flaws. The jacket is lined in a pale caramel crepe satin. satin. Please note that the true colors are most like that in photo #2, although there is a bit more grey in the lilac.

Please be sure to note the beautiful tailoring of the jacket: the slanted pocket with its edging at each hip, the iconic "arrows" on each side, the beautiful faceted jet buttons, the sold shoulder pad on either side, the notched cuff sleeves, fitted waist. Note, too, the sassy sit at the bottom of the A-line skirt.

Approximate measurements:
shoulder to shoulder: 16 1/2"
arm pit to arm pit: 19"
waist: 25"
hips: 34"
jacket length: 24"
sleeve length: 24"
waist: 28"
hips: 36"
skirt length: 30"
side metal zipper: 7"

You are sure to make a grand entrance wearing this suit...what a wonderful addition to your vintage clothing collection. This is a fine example of wearable 1940s textile art.

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