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Suit

Designer:
Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978)
Date:
1951
Culture:
American
Medium:
silk, wool
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor Searle Whitney McCollum, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.246.5a–c
Not on view
Capturing the colors of autumn, James created a suit of pronounced modernist shapes, complementing cashmere with an orange-rust silk satin.
Marking: [label] (handwritten) Charles James 51
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