Vintage Jacob-Crowley tweed. Navy blue jacket and skirt, purple and red fuchsia, mohair wool. Mod's 1970.


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Checked tweed/mohair jacket and skirt set in shades of navy blue, two-tone mauve and red by Jacob-Crowley from the 70s

A semi-fitted jacket with long sleeves with a tailored lapel collar (the collar is rounded)
4 French buttonholes on the front of 1 inch or 2.5 cm and 4 plastic buttons in the shape of a navy flower with a pearly purple center d 3/4 inch or 1.5 cm
the jacket has two details imitating patch pockets
Tag (inside collar), Irene Wilson Town and country clothes, 2155 crescent st. Montreal
Label (inside the front flap) Boutique Collection Jacob-Crowley
Dry clean, exterior, 84% wool, 15 5 viscose 1% nylon
Pink acetate lining
Flat measurements of the jacket
Shoulder to shoulder 16 inches or 40.5 cm
Armpit to armpit 18 inches or 45.7 cm
Shoulder to hem length 22 3/4 inches or 58 cm
Height, 17 2/8 inches or 43.5 cm
Hips 19 2/8 inches or 49 cm
Sleeve length 21 1/2 inches or 54.7 cm

A line skirt in the same tweed and lined in pink acetate with two box pleats on the soft front
6 inch or 15.5 cm left side invisible zipper
The 1 3/4 or 4 cm waist band closes with a button (black plastic) and has been reinforced inside with navy cotton (see photos)
Waist 31 inches or 79 cm
Flat measurements, skirt
Waist 15 1/2 inches or 39.5 cm
Hip 19 1/2 inches or 49.5 cm
Skirt length 24 inches or 61 cm (just below the knee)

"Benjamin Jacob (1892-1975) and John H. Crowley (1879-1963) formed a business partnership in 1914. In 1919 the partnership was incorporated as the Jacob Crowley Manufacturing Company Ltd., specializing in clothing for The company was not only a pioneer in Winnipeg's garment industry, but also played a key role in bringing unionism to the needlecraft trades.In 1988, after 74 years of operations continued by members of the founding families, the company ceased production." Taken from the Lemelson Center
This set, certainly influenced by Chanel, demonstrates a chic and practical look.

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