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Woman's coat

Italian
early 21st century
Designed by Valentino Garavani (known as Valentino) (Italian, born in 1932)


Dimensions

Center back: 105.41 cm (41 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1479

Medium or Technique

Suede; wool; plastic

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown suede coat with shearling lining. Collar, cuffs, placket and hem are rolled revealing shearling. Four white and brown rectangular buttons with suede loop attachments down the center front. One button on each cuff. Slit pockets at hips. Woven white label with gold lettering at center back “Valentino/Roma/Made in Italy.”

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift