Designer: Chez Ninon
Date Made: 1961
Medium: Wool tweed
Suit in salt-and-pepper wool tweed desgined after a spring-summer model number 3270 by Hubert de Givenchy. The understated flecked wool jacket with fringed neckline and front has two large plastic buttons down center with 2 flap pockets at sides and 3/4 sleeves. The jacket has a matching pencil skirt. This suit was worn by First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy during her arrival in Ottawa, Canada on May 16, 1961. She also worn it during museum visits with Andre Malraux in Paris, France on June 2, 1961 and during President Kennedy's address to the United Nations in New York City, New York on September 21, 1961.
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum; Photograph: The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation