Two-piece suit of off-white wool cashmere. Jacket (a) is double-breasted, closing proper left over right with four mother of pearl buttons. Breast pocket at proper left; one hip pocket with flap. Falls to low hip. Trouser (b) of self-fabric.
Hart, Schaffner & Marx is a Chicago company dating back to 1872 when two brothers, Harry and Max Hart, opened a men's clothing store on State Street. Their wholesale operations eventually replaced their retail sales, which led them to contracts with the U.S. military. By the turn of the twentieth century, Hart, Schaffner & Marx was established as a premium brand.