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Woman's dress

French
1980s
Designed by Karl Lagerfeld (German (active in France), born in 1938), Designed for House of Chanel (French, founded 1909)


Dimensions

Center back: 130.8 cm (51 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.292

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon), gold-colored metal accessories

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream chiffon drop waist sleeveless pleated dress with gold belt at waist with Chanel logo and 2 pockets on the chest with gold buttons.

Provenance

Donor purchased from the auction house Skinner, Inc. of Boston, MA in the 1980s; Gift to MFA March 21, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Marlene Persky

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.