Vintage Orange Aqua Tweed 3 pc Suit Samuel Winston Mollie Abrahamson1960s 38-25-38
It consists of a gorgeous pale aqua, yellow and orange large scale tweed, making up the skirt and jacket.
The loose, boxy bodice is a frothy orange wool boucle lined with silk. Its short sleeves and hems are trimmed with the suit fabric, and it has a full back zipper. It is darted
The skirt is straight and narrower at the knee, with a back zip and it is lined in pale aqua silk. The waistband is set in and it is made to fit the hips.
The jacket is boxy and lined in bright orange silk. It has double flap pockets with gold buttons, very Chanel. 3/4 Sleeves.
All in mint condition. Approximate modern size is 4.
Marked Size: 10
Sleeve from underarm: 12.5
Sleeve from shoulder: 19
Length (back of neck to hem): 22
Sleeve from underarm: 3
Sleeve from shoulder: 8
Length (back of neck to hem): 20.75
Marked Size: none
Some info about the designer:
Samuel Winston entered into an agreement with Charles James in 1955 to produce a line of his clothes. A 7th Ave manufacturer, of blouses, etc. Roxanne was one division. This arrangement ended acrimoniously. Winston also employed Geoffrey Beene for a brief period in the late 1940s.
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