A most spectacular and rare mid-1930s linen suit. Lightweight, natural-toned linen. Straight, fitted skirt with a front kick pleat. The skirt closes at the side with a snap waist and hook-and-eyes. The coat is a remarkable example of Art Deco detailing. Duster length. The collar and pockets have an embroidered check design. It has an open front with a large tie but at the top (the ribbon can easily be removed or replaced if you prefer). The sleeves have a great 'pointed' silhouette just below the elbow and at the cuff. The pieces can also be worn separately.
Label: NRA label; All Pure Linen; Sanforized; Patented Process; Guaranteed Shrunk
Circa: Mid - 1930s
BEST FITS: XS/S (see measurements)
CONDITION: Overall very good - excellent. The suit shows light, normal wear. The only issues to note are very minor. There are some rust spots on the side of the skirt where the hook-and-eye are. These are hidden under the closure placket. The rusty hardware has been replace. There is also one extremely faint scuff on the back-side of the jacket (see photo). It will need a good pressing after shipping. Priced Accordingly. Sold AS IS.
Jacket shoulders: 15.25"
Jacket Length: 30.5"
Jacket sleeve length: 21.5"
Jacket sleeve circumference: 14.5"
Skirt waist: up to 27"
Skirt hips: a snug 36" (runs narrow in the hips)
Skirt length: 30"
Hand-wash; line dry. Contact us if you need more detailed care instructions.
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