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Object Name Suit
Date circa 1995
Description Woman's suit of (a) jacket and (b) pants; linen/cotton blend fabric.
(a) Woman's muted navy blue suit jacket with 6-button front closure, and pointed collar. Shoulder pads. Long sleeves have 5" vents with 2-button closures. Front has modified princess seam from armscye to hem and a pressed horizontal tuck at the bustline. 2 breast patch pockets and lower welt pockets. Back princess seams with vents at hem. Center back hem is 1.5" shorter than back side hems. All seams are bound. 3 extra buttons sewn on right side interior seam. Partially lined on front and upper back.
(b) Straight leg pants with set-in waistband; 5 fabric belt loops; center front fly with zipper and button closure. Side angled front pockets; right back bound slit pocket with button closure. Muted navy blue.
All buttons on jacket and pants have Sonia Rykiel imprinted on the front in a circular layout. Buttons are navy blue.
Labels: (a) "Sonia Rykiel; Paris; Made in France"; care label; "Size 44"; "62% linen, 38% cotton" (b) labels same as jacket except "Size 42"
Object ID 2014.25.3a-b
Provenance Purchased and worn by donor. Purchased at Bloomingdale's, NYC.
People & Trade Names Rykiel, Sonia