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Man's formal suit

American (Boston)
about 1974


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 32 inches Length (pants): 42 inches Center back (waistcoat): 20 3/4 inches

Accession Number

2008.1966.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave (crepe)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s formal black wool suit jacket, notched collar with silk satin lapels, and silk covered buttons; lined with silk plain weave. Matching pants and waistcoat. Labelled “Milo Boston”

Provenance

1970s, purchased at Milo of Boston by D. Roger Howlett, Boston, MA; gift of Howlett to MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of D. Roger Howlett