Walda Scott Woman's Suit (Two-Piece)

Description
This Walda Scott suit was worn for dress occasions and work in the hat departments of several department stores. The jacket is grey with a flat collar that has slightly pointed ends. The front closure is covered and has five buttons with bound buttonholes. Sewn all in one with the shoulders, the sleeves are full-length with straight cuffs. A black waist band, three slit pockets, front darts, and three pleats above the waist are featured on this jacket which is lined in beige.
The skirt is straight and cuffed at the waistband, which has a side button and zipper closure. There are six darts in the front and four in the back, as well as a kick pleat and a partial back lining panel.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
suit, 2-piece
date made
1952-1957
maker
Harris, Joseph A.
Walda Scott
ID Number
1994.0178.003
accession number
1994.0178
catalog number
1994.0178.3
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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