40s/50s Skirt Suit in Lavender
Late 1940s or early 1950s skirt suit is pretty in purple. Jacket features princess and elbow seams, four covered buttons, long cuffed sleeves, subtle shoulder pads, and a gorgeous bow and rhinestone-embellished detail at each hip. Straight skirt has back kick pleat and metal Jolan side zipper with button tab at set-on waistband. Suit is unlined. Nicely made, with pinked, Hong Kong and finished seams.
Labels: only a bit of illegible tag remains
Fiber/Care: unmarked, most likely a linen-look rayon blend, dry-clean
Condition: this suit came to us with its dry-cleaning tag still attached, but there is some minor discoloration to note. the worst (and the only one we'd call a stain) is at the lower front of the skirt (see photo), and is inconspicuous in daylight. there are two smudgy bits near the left skirt seam. these may lift with future dry-cleaning. the embellishment at the left hip is missing three rhinestones, and our spares were not a good enough match, so we left it as is.
*This suit came to us dry-cleaned. We steam-cleaned it and it is ready to wear.*
- clipped to mannequin to show best fit -
hips (near hem): 36"/91.5cm
length: 23.5"/59.5cm shoulder to hem
(BDV SKU: 00479-002)
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