Woman's ensemble

French
early 1970s
Designed by Sonia Rykiel (French, born in 1930)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back (sweater): 58.4 cm (23 in.) Center back (skirt): 81.3 cm (32 in.) Center back (top): 55.9 cm (22 in.) Center back (top): 55.9 cm (22 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2353.1-4

Medium or Technique

Wool knit

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue and white striped wool knit sweater with asymmetrical front tie closure.
French blue A-line doubleknit skirt with front and back pleat.

Woman’s French blue fine-gauge knit top banded at waist with shawl collar, tie at center front and long sleeves.

Woman’s French blue fine-gauge knit top, round neckline and short sleeves.

Signed

Sweater labelled: "Sonia Rykiel Chez Bloomingdales."

Skirt labelled: "Sonia Rykiel Chez Henri Bendel."

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by Ms. Reva Ostrow, New York; gift of Ostrow to the MFA (Accession date: April 22, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Reva Ostrow

Copyright

© Sonia Rykiel