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Jacket

about 1937
Designed by Mariano Fortuny (y Madrazo) (Spanish, 1871–1949)


Object Place: Italy (Venice)

Dimensions

Center Back: 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1986.959

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet stenciled with gold pigment, trimmed with glass beads

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

3/4 length with narrow sleeves terminating in a point. Fabric: small, Persian-style leaf and floral motifs in applied gold (aspect gaufré) on dark green silk velvet. Edged with contrasting fabric of silver-printed white silk. Venetian glass bead buttons. Label: “Mariano Fortuny Venise.” Condition: very good.

Provenance

Donor said purchased in 1937, made for her according to daughter in law, Betsy Collier.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Sargent F. Collier