Man's Summer Suit

Description
Goodall-Stanford Inc. was a southern textile mill that developed the original fabric used for Palm Beach summer suits. The washable cloth was meant to be comfortable in the time before air conditioning.
This two-piece summer suit is of light gray fabric. Three buttons are on the front of the jacket and the cuffs, and three front pockets are on the breast and waist. The jacket also features a center back vent.
The pants include two pockets in the front and back, a zippered fly, and pleats. They have a high waist and are cuffed at the bottom.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
suit, 2 piece
date made
1950-1959
ID Number
CS*309404.001
catalog number
309404.001
accession number
309404
subject
Clothing & Accessories
American Enterprise
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American Enterprise
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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