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Man's tie

French
1960s (?)
Designed by Paco Rabanne (Spanish (active in France), born in 1934)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back: 144.8 cm (57 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4381

Medium or Technique

Silk twill weave, printed; silk plain weave with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s tie made of silk plain weave printed with black and white checks and orange/red ovals. Label in reverse “paco rabanne/PARIS.” Reverse (visible at the bottom) is lined in gray and brocaded in lighter gray to read “paco rabanne/PARIS.”

Provenance

Before 2009, in collection of Jacqueline Fowler of Stanford, CT; gift of Fowler to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler