40's Rothmoor Plum 2 Piece Wool Gabardine Skirt Suit


Feast your eyes on this lovely lady! 1940's Rothmoor two piece skirt and jacket set. GORGEOUS plum/imperial purple color! In the sun it looks a little more red - I took the photos on a sunny day. :)

Such a classic look! A well tailored suit with darts and shoulder pads to give that 40's silhouette that we all love. Features star detail on the buttons, and two front pockets. Jacket is fully lined, skirt is not lined. No tag to indicate fabric, but it looks and feels to be wool gabardine.

Button front closure on the jacket with hook and eye, and a metal zip and hook and eye closure on the skirt.

This suit is in good to very good vintage condition. Considering she is about 75 or so years old, the flaws she has are not as bad as they could be. And none of them affect the wearability of this suit. I have posted photos of the most noticeable ones.

The skirt has some wear on the waistband, and also a hole measuring about 3/4" across is just below the waistband, near the zipper. There are also a couple smaller holes on the waistband. These flaws would be hidden by the jacket. There are a few small moth holes near the hem.
The jacket has some small moth holes on the collar, the back, the left shoulder and sleeve (see photos). There is also a small stain inside, on the lining. Most of the buttons are losing their color - paint is chipping.
Any of these small issues can be easily repaired. There is at least 2" of extra fabric at the hem of the skirt that you could use to make a small patch or two.

Other than these minor flaws, this suit is in fantastic condition. The lining is intact, no seam separation, even in the armpits!

There is no stretch to this vintage garment, so please note measurements carefully. Measurements were taken lying flat, on the outside of the garment.

Bust: 34"
Waist of jacket: 28"
Length of jacket: 26"
Waist of skirt: 26"
Hips: 38"
Length of skirt: 31"
Sweep: 49"

We want you to love your purchase. Please keep in mind that these items are vintage, and as with any item that is over 20 years old, there will be some nominal (and expected) wear and tear.
We do our best to note each flaw or imperfection in every item, but because we are human, we might miss something.
Please be sure of your purchase, though - as we do not accept returns.
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All items come from a non-smoking, cat friendly home.

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