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Navy and Cream Houndstooth Jacket of Jessie Tucker

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Front View of Navy and Cream Houndstooth Jacket
Back View of Navy and Cream Houndstooth Jacket
Label View of Navy and Cream Houndstooth Jacket

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2011002

Title

Navy and Cream Houndstooth Jacket of Jessie Tucker

Description

Jacket of navy and cream houndstooth check wool, trapeze silhouette; hip-length; no darts or seams, 11 inch vent in center back; three-quarter length sleeves with butterfly cuffs; collar split in center back; navy plastic buttons in center front, wool-covered buttons in center back; two false pockets in front, two in back; navy rayon lining.

Creator

Jovon Fashions Inc.

Date

1953

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

42 inches (chest), 48 inches (waist), 19.5 inches (center front length), 24.5 inches (center back length), other measurements: vent=11

Medium

plastic
rayon
wool

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Chicago
Cook
Illinois
United States

Temporal Coverage

1950s

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Is Referenced By

For Better and For Worse

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2011002

Cataloguer with Date

Emma Foley, 1/24/14

Color Main

cream

Color Secondary

navy blue

Technique

machine sewing

Structure Silhouette

a-line

Structure Cut

straight

Closure Type

buttons

Closure Placement

center front closure

Structure Torso

not fitted

Structure Waist

no waistline

Structure Lining

lined

Costume Component

cuffs
lining

Dimensions Chest

42

Dimensions Waist

48

Dimensions CF Length

19.5

Dimensions CB Length

24.5

Dimensions Other

vent=11

Dimensions All

42 inches (chest), 48 inches (waist), 19.5 inches (center front length), 24.5 inches (center back length), other measurements: vent=11

Label

"Jovon / Inc. / Fashions"

Wearer

Jessie Tucker

Donor

Shona Tucker

Date Earliest

1953

Date Latest

1953

Culture

American

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Wedding

Function

wedding clothes

Exhibitions

"For Better and For Worse" Spring 2013

Condition Term

good

Condition

small holes throughout, lining ripped at CB, some buttons missing

Treatment

The mannequin was given short arms of batting covered with nylon, to support the sleeves of the jacket. The jacket was shown with a straight skirt from Vassar's theatrical costume stock, to complete the outfit.

Mannequin

14, 1963

Storage Location

HANGING

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Work Type

jacket
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