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Colchester Historeum

Suit


Accession number: 09.5289
Category: Main garment
Object type: Mens
Date: 1970s
Materials: Polyester
Measurements: 113 cm L x 88 cm W
Narrative: Belonged to Harold Stewart, from Belmont, in the mid 1970s. Purchased through Sears catalogue, Truro location.
Description: Suit ensemble consisting of (A) coat, (B) vest and (C) pants. (A) Coat - Navy coloured polyester, partially lined with purple rayon, has average sized lapels, a left breast pocket on the outside and two patch pockets. There is a two-button closure and three buttons at the cuff of each sleeve. (B) Vest - 100% polyester knit, reversible - with a navy/white houndstooth pattern on one side and solid navy on the other. The back of the vest is a purple toned rayon. It has two side pockets, inside/out and a five button closure. (C) Pants - Navy coloured polyester knit pants, with a very slight flare at the lower leg.