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Object Name Ensemble
Date early 1980s
Description Woman's suit, wool with synthetic lining.
a) Jacket: tan wool tweed, long sleeves gathered into slim buttoned cuff, single breasted with 4 hidden buttons, welt pocket on L breast. Waist length, tan lining. Standing collar CB, folds to lapels
Labels: CB "Betty Hanson", side seam "6" "Professional dry cleaning only" "Union made ILGWU/ Made in USA"
b) Skirt: calf length A-line circle skirt, brown. Fully lined in brown. Left side [has] two buttons and zipper closure. Side pockets. Two pleats on both side fronts.
Labels: "Betty Hanson & Co", "100% woo/ Dry clean only/Made in Hong Kong/RN 51993", "12"
Object ID 2012.19.5a-b
Provenance Worn by donor; purchased in the French Room at Younkers store in Des Moines, Iowa.
People & Trade Names Betty Hanson & Co.
International Ladies Garment Workers Union
Younkers (Des Moines, Iowa)