Gorgeous 1910s Pinstripe Wool Suit in Charcoal with with Button Accents


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      A stately and elegant mid 1910s suit, dating 1913-1915. I always adore a good stripe in wool suiting, and this piece is make of a wonderful textile, in charcoat with fine pinstripes in white and emerald green. The long jacket features a notched collar, center button closure and hip pockets with smart piecework to accent them. The lower back of the jacket features self-fabric buttons marching down each side. The skirt, which is flared but not overly so also features accented pockets and clever self fabric button accents, closing at the center front with hooks. An exceptionally functional suit, particularly for the time. 


      Jacket Shoulders: 14.5"
      Bust: 42"
      Waist: 34"
      Hips: 44"
      Length: 35"

      Skirt Waist: 32"
      Skirt Hips: 47"
      Skirt Length: 39.5

      Label: None Present
      Material: Wool
      Condition: Good, as is 

      The most notably flaw is that the lining of the jacket is gone. This exposes basting stitches, the wool padding for the shoulders, and the weights along the hem. The silk of the left-hand pocket is breaking. There is a single moth chew on the jacket, at the lower back, quite small. The skirt is very sturdy, but I admit I was shocked when I held to the light and realized that the back of the skirt is peppered throughout with moth chews. There's a few on the sides and a couple at the front, but the back is the bulk of the damage. If they were visible when laid flat, I'd call the suit only fair, but as long as you wear a dark slip, rather than white, no one will see them and it is structurally sound. It is priced about $200 lower than I would without the mothing, however. I believe the button on the front are replacements. One of the self-fabric accent buttons is missing from the back of the jacket. I find no nothing else to note!
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