Object Place: Paris, France
Center back: 72 cm (28 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool plain weave; wool twill weave; plastic buttons
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Deconstructed jacket made with four brown woven wool fabrics (twill, plainweave, and herringbone patterns), pieced and sewn together to create a patchwork-like effect. Two patch pockets, single breasted with three brown plastic buttons. Deliberate frayed and unravelled yarns on exterior seams. jacket interior is unlined with three labels at center back: “Comme des Garcon Shirt” “M” “100% wool/attached fabric: / 88% wool 6% silk/6% nylon/ made in France [also in French]” and one large care label at right side.
Before 2009, in collection of Jacqueline Fowler of Stanford, CT; gift of Fowler to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)
Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler