Object Place: Paris, France
Center back (jacket): 78.7 cm (31 in.) Center back (pants): 106.7 cm (42 in.) Length (belt): 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.) Length (bowtie): 15.9 cm (6 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Jacket: wool twill; silk plain weave Pants: wool twill; cotton plain weave; plastic; metal Belt: leather; metal Bowtie: silk twill weave; metal Handkercheif: cotton plain weave with discontinuous patterning wefts
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Dark blue wool jacket with two hip-level flap pockets and one slit pocket at right chest. Lined in silk with two interior pockets. Interior label: “Lanvin 2/Paris/Rue Cambon.”
Dark blue wool pants with two front and two back pockets, belt loops around waistband, zipper and button fly at center front. Interior waistband and pockets lined in cotton.
Dark blue leather belt. Embossed on reverse: “85/34” and “Fabrique en Italia pour/Lanvin/Paris.”
Dark blue bowtie with red rectangular patterning. Label: “Lanvin/Paris Rue Cambon/Soie.”
White handkerchief with white square patterning outlined in both light and dark blue.
June 21, 1974, purchased by the donor at Lanvin in Paris, France; 2009, year-end gift to the MFA (Accession date: January 20, 2010)
Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother, Marilyn M. Maxwell
Reproduced with permission.