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Jacket

Italian
1980s
Designed by Giorgio Armani (Italian, born in 1934)


Place of Use: United States; Object Place: Milan, Italy

Dimensions

Center back: 74.93 cm (29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.201

Medium or Technique

Wool twill (crepe); cupro-rayon plain weave lining

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black wool blazer with strong padded shoulders and asymmetrical button lapel. Nine buttons in asymmetrical line down the front with one concealed button at the top. Princess lines on front and center back seam. Interior is lined in black curpo-rayon with multiple labels. Label at collar “Giorgio Armani/A Milano. Borgonuovo 21” attached beneath “40” covering the size is another label “Made in Italy.” Two care labels at the right hip.

Provenance

Before 2008, sold by Palm Beach Vintage, Palm Beach, FL to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf