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Wedding Outfit of Jim Ruff

JR2013.001.q-002.jpg
Front View of 2012 Wedding Outfit of Jim Ruff

Dublin Core

Identifier

JR2013001

Title

Wedding Outfit of Jim Ruff

Description

Wedding suit with kilt, with components of black and multi-color plaid wool, white cotton, off-white leather, and silver and gold tone metal. Jacket (a) of black wool with square silver-tone buttons; hip-length; single-breasted, side vents in back; epaulets with button closure, 3 buttons on each sleeve; lapels; 3 buttons on each pocket flap. Shirt (b) of white cotton; collar; button front closure. Kilt ( c) of multi-color plaid wool; knee-length; pleated. Shawl (d) of multi-color plaid wool; rectangular; fringed. Black bow-tie (e) with center back closure. Golden brooch (f) with clasp, to pin plaid shawl over one shoulder. Belt (g) with large metal belt buckle. Sporran (h) of black leather and off-white hide with 3 silver-tone chains leading to tassels. Off-white socks (i and j); knee-high; folded cuff at top; cable-knit. Sock garters (k and l) with flashes of green ribbon. Ghillie brogues (shoes- m and n) of black leather with cord to lace around ankles.

Date

2012

Subject

Clothing and dress

Medium

cotton
fur
leather
metal
wool

Type

Physical Object

Spatial Coverage

Scotland
United Kingdom

Temporal Coverage

2000s

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

JR2013001

Color Main

black

Color Secondary

blue

Technique

machine sewing
darts

Closure Type

buttons

Closure Placement

center front closure

Structure Sleeves

two piece tailored sleeve

Structure Waist

natural waistline

Structure Skirt

pleated skirt

Structure Hem

knee length

Wearer

Jim Ruff

Date Earliest

2009

Date Latest

2013

Culture

Scottish

Gender

menswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Wedding

Function

wedding clothes

Exhibitions

For Better and For Worse, Spring 2013

Public Information

Jim’s Highland kilt was purchased in 2009 as a part of his interest in Gaelic culture, connecting with his Scottish ancestors. He wore it for his 2012 wedding.

Condition Term

excellent

Mannequin

36 M

Repository

Collection of Jim Ruff

Work Type

suit
jacket
kilt
shawl
necktie
shirt

Pattern

plaid (pattern)
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