Woodward & Lothrop opened in Boston, MA in 1873 and closed all stores in 1995. Their flagship store moved from Boston to Washington DC. The suit that I am offering to you is labeled Woodward's Men Shops which is from the 1960's.
The 3 piece suit which consists of a jacket, pants, and coordinating vest is made of 100% wool and is the chambray pattern [small checks]in the most popular color of chambray which is blue. The size is marked 38R. This suit has been worn but is still in very good condition. There are only 2 issues and they are small which is a missing front button and the lining at the top of the back vent on jacket requires a few stitches. The rest of the gray lining is fine. There are gussets under the armpit. The suit looks good, but I would suggest a dry cleaning since it has been stored for so many years. It can be worn without a cleaning since there are no issues that I can see.
PLEASE NOTE: Photos were taken on a Ladies Dress Form. The chambray pattern and color did not photograph well. The colors are a bright navy crossed with a light blue and light gray. The check is the size of a pin head.
Here are the measurements...Please check carefully. Do not go by size only.
SHOULDER TO SHOULDER...16"
CENTER BACK VENT...10"
CUFF CIRCUMFERENCE..22"..Cuff is cut longer in front..very 1960's!
Have you seen the rest of the Men's Clothing? I will be adding more 1960's suits...including one with brown velvet from OLEG CASSINI! There is also a lovely selection of DESIGNER Ladies Clothing & Accessories...Plus...a interesting selection of other items that are ANYTHING VINTAGE!!
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