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Houndstooth Suit

Houndstooth Suit

Designer: Bob Bugnand (French, b. 1924)

Place Made: France

Date Made: 1959

Medium: Wool tweed

This outfit is a two piece suit jacket and skirt in a black-and-white houndstooth wool tweed with a black braided trim. The cardigan jacket with sloped shoulders is paired with an A-line skirt. This suit was worn by Mrs. John F. Kennedy during the 1960 presidential campaign.

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum; Photograph: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation