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Man' s suit

American
1972
Designed by Ralph Lauren (American, born in 1939), Retailer Neiman Marcus (American, founded 1907)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 81.3 cm (32 in.) Length (pant): 109.2 cm (43 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1569.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk twill weave; plastic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red, green and brown plaid two button jacket with three flap pockets (two on left hip and one on right) and four buttons at each cuff. Back has two vents. Lined in black silk with two slit pockets.

Red, green and brown plaid pants with five pockets (one on each side seam, one back slit, one back flap and one watch pocket), belt loops, zipper with hook and eye and one button.

Signed

Three labels: "professional/dry clean only," "Neiman Marcus" and "CHAPS/division of Polo."

Provenance

By 1975, purchased at Neiman Marcus in Houston, TX by Bob Clark, Houston; gift of Clark and his wife Tonia to the MFA (December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Tonia and Bob Clark