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1924

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1934

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Suit, ca. 1929

This is a Suit. It was designed by House of Chanel.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Museum of the City of New York as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated ca. 1929. Its medium is wool.

This suit exhibits Chanel’s soft tailoring, which brought a casual elegance to the female suit. This design was owned by Ann Andrews, a stage actress; admired for her beauty, she also appeared in major fashion magazines as a model.

It is credited Lent by Museum of the City of New York. Gift of Ann Andrews, 1972, 72.136.6A-B.

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This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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