1930s-1940s Penney’s Brown Tweed Suit

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This vintage suit was made in the late 1930s – mid 1940s and was sold by the J.C. Penny Co., Inc. It is made of flecky brown Donegal Tweed, in a three button cut. The jacket has a purple half-lining. There is a faded union label in the pocket, unfortunately now illegible. The patns have buttons for braces, dropped narrow belt loops and a Serval zipper. They are cuffed.

Chest (pit to pit): 21″ (doubled = 42″)
Shoulder to shoulder: 18″
Sleeve (shoulder to cuff): 23″
Length (base of collar to hem): 28-1/2″

Waist (side to side): 15″ (doubled = 30″)
Outseam: 40″
Inseam: 29″
Rise: 11″

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