Man' s suit in two parts (jacket)

Italian
1970–74
Designed by Emilio Pucci (Italian, 1914–1992), Designed for Ermenegildo Zegna (founded in 1910)


Object Place: Milan and Florence, Italy

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 78.7 cm (31 in.) Length (pants): 106.7 cm (42 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1570.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave; plastic; silk plain weave; metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gray-ish double breasted jacket (6 buttons) with thin red and purple stripes. Three buttons at each cuff. Arms are lined in white plain weave silk. Jacket is lined in shades of blue and white wave-like patterning, signed “Emilio.” Two interior pockets and three labels read: “Made in Italy,” “Trend/shop/Sakowitz/Houston” and “Emilio Pucci/by/Ermenegildo Zegna/Tailored in Italy.” Gray-ish pants with thin red and purple stripes. Belt loops and four slit pockets, at side seams and back. Metal zipper fly with button and hook and eye closure. Black lining around interior waistband reads “Emilio.” The upper front area of pants are lined in white plain weave silk, the reminder is unlined. One label reads “Taglia 40/Drop 6/Stat R.”

Provenance

By 1975, purchased at Sakowitz 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