Man's suit

French
1973–74
Designed by Michel Faret (French)


Dimensions

Center back length (jacket): 31 1/4 inches Length (trousers): 39 1/2 inches

Accession Number

2008.1969.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton velvet

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s red velveteen suit consisting of jacket and pants. Jacket with wide notched collar, two flap pockets in front; lined with white silk plain weave. Labelled “Michel Faret Paris”

Matching bell-bottom pants.

Provenance

Around 1974, purchased by D. Roger Howlett, Boston, MA; gift of Howlett to MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of D. Roger Howlett