c. 1965

label "Made in Italy Expressly for Joseph Magnin;" "100% wool, Made in Italy, 12."

Woman's knitted wool suit of baby blue. A: Sweater (top), sleeveless with a rounded neckline, fastens at the back with a matching metal zipper. Labels are at the proper left of the zipper. A narrow, decorative band of green goes around the neckline, The bottom of the sweater is decorated with three bands of green--small, large, small. B: Skirt has an elastic waistband, "pleats" where the skirt has been stitched vertically, and where it has been folded vertically. There are five bands of green at the bottom of the skirt--narrow, small, large, small, narrow. There is no turned hem. Size 12

Joseph Magnin was a specialty store, particularly liked by younger women (or those who were fashion forward); with branches in San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Cal-Neva, etc.

Used: Peggy Chinn | Peggy Takahashi

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