Museum of Fine Arts, Boston: The Museum Year 2009

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David and Roberta Logie Department of Textile and Fashion Arts: July 2008–June 2009


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Woman's knit ensemble

Spring-Summer collection 1976
Designed by Sonia Rykiel
Center back length (sweater): 30 inches Center back (skirt): 66 cm (26 in.)
Wool knit; silk

Classification: Costumes

Culture: French

Object Place: Paris, France

Accession number: 2009.2350.1-5

Description: Woman's beige wool knit sweater with long-sleeved and wrap-around front tie closure, with pink silk rose attached to front opening. Labelled: "Sonia Rykiel Chez Bloomingdales." Beige wool doubleknit skirt. Labelled "Sonia Rykiel Chez Bloomingdales." Long-sleeved wool magenta top. Woman's sleeveless v-neck knit top of fine gauge magenta wool. Pink silk rose pin.

Gift of Reva Ostrow