Made in America.
Main Bocher (Fr, 1890 - 1975) designed almost all of the original elements of the US Navy WAVE outfits.
Designed by Mainbocher. All of striped blue and white seersucker. Comprising: Three dresses three jackets, one with two service bars and two matching seersucker caps. One of the latter has a pin, goldt one brass anchors under a spread eagle in silvered metal. One dress with silvered bar pin to collar. (8)
Circa 1942 - 1945.
Approximate dimensions: 30-34 Bust 42 L..
Condition: Overall condition is very good. All garments have been worn. One dress with minor stains to collar back consistent with sweat.
Provenance: Sale of items to benefit the Monterey History and Art Association. This non-profitassociation has been a guiding force in preservingMontereys history since the founding of the association in 1931. Guarding Montereys precious historic assets and the preservation and presentation of its historical heritage for future enjoyment has been made possible by citizens who care and give generously of their time and resources.
The Associations mission is to sharethe histories and the diverse legacies of people, stories, and places that continue to shape Monterey. It possesses extensive collections of furnishings, paintings, photographs, costumes, books, manuscripts, and other artifacts focused on Monterey and California.
Auction Date: June 13, 2022