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Straw jacket

American
Resort 2009
Ralph Rucci (American, born in 1957)


Dimensions

Center back: 68.6 cm (27 in.)

Accession Number

2011.494

Medium or Technique

Straw plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Plain weave straw jacket with hook and eye center front closure, knotched detail in center front; 3/4 sleeves and rounded back created with curved horizontal panels inset on the bias. Labeled: Chado Ralph Rucci

Provenance

2009, purchased from Bergdorf Goodman, New York, by Mary Tavener Holmes; 2011, gift of Holmes to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes