Box 1 (Women's Suits), early 1940s
Three hand tailored suits each with a button up suit jacket and an A-line midi length skirt. They were hand tailored by Philip Soloway as samples to use when selling his patterns to fashion houses. Suits were worn by Philip's daughter Muriel (Soloway) Arck.
- early 1940s
- Soloway, Philip, 1887-1984 (Designer, Person)
42.0 Linear Feet (1 container) : textile box
Scope and Contents
Collection contains three women's two piece suits designed and handmade by Philip Soloway. The suits were created as a sampler presented to various fashion houses in order to sell his patterns. These suits were probably created in the early 1940s.