Circa 1940s Wool Brown/Cream Houndstooth Suit
Lovely suit in a mini hounds-tooth check in cream and light brown 100% wool fabric. The semi-fitted 3/4 sleeve length jacket has a peplum waist, 2 small decorative flap pockets and three pearlized light brown buttons down the front. The jacket is fully lined in coral-colored rayon. The skirt has a side button and zip closure. Only the back of the skirt is lined. A union label dates this suit into the 40s. Jacket measurements are as follows: 16" shoulders, 40" bust, 36" waist, 18" sleeve. The length is 21". The skirt measurements are: 27" waist, 38" hips and length is 20". All measurements are approximate. Excellent condition. No stains or spots. Approximately a modern size 10.