Woman's coat

French
Fall 2001
Designed by Olivier Theyskens (Belgian, born in 1977)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back (dress): 142.2 cm (56 in.) Length (belt): 109.2 cm (43 in.) Length (belt): 221 cm (87 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2274.1-3

Medium or Technique

Distressed suede; rayon plain weave; metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long brown distressed suede coat with standing collar. Collar has six belt loops and a self belt. Zipper down center front ends at low waist below which is a belt with twelve belt loops and a long self-tie belt. Slit up center back. Interior is lined with orange/pink rayon plain weave.

Brown distressed suede belt.

Signed

Five interior labels; center back "Olivier Theyskens," and at left hip "42," "Made in Italy," and two care labels.

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased from Alan Bilzerian on Newbury Street in Boston, MA by Joyce Linde, Weston, MA; gift of Linde to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Joyce Linde