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Box 1 (Women's Suits), early 1940s

 File — Box: B428.01.0001
Identifier: B428.01.0001


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



42.0 Linear Feet (1 container) : textile box

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

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.


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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