This two-piece wool suit consists of a dress and matching jacket. The dress is made of woven wool plaid, in gray, black and brown. This dress has a round neckline, cap sleeves, and a bodice fitted with darts. The skirt is straight and short with a gathered, fitted waistline trimmed with black braid. The jacket is made of the same fabric, and is short (waist length). All the edges are finished with black braid.


  • Title: Women's Dress Suit
  • Creator: Philippe Venet
  • Date Created: c.1960
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Physical Dimensions: skirt: 25"l x 18"w; bodice: 18.25"h x 33"w
  • Provenance: Gift of Constance Koppelman, 1993
  • Subject Keywords: Phillippe Venet, fashion, designer, costume, wool, dress suit, women's fashion
  • Type: Dress suit
  • Medium: wool

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