Woman's ensemble

American
1960s
Designed by Bonnie Cashin (American, 1908–2000)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back (coat): 101.6 cm (40 in.) Center back (top): 61 cm (24 in.) Center back (skirt): 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.330.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool and mohair twill weave; wool knit; leather; metal buckle; metal fasteners; silk (?) plain weave lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ensemble consisting of a coat, skirt, and top, all knit. Green, blue and off-white coat with oversize twill patterning (houndstooth). Shawl collar with a hood, two slit pockets, green suede trim, suede and metal half belt at center front. Lined in green knit. Interior label at left hip, white with gold lettering reads “Sills/a Bonnie Cashin Design.”

Green sleeveless bateau neck wool knit top with green suede trim around arm openings and along hemline.

Green, short, fitted skirt with zipper and hook and eye closure at right hip. Lined in silk plain weave.

Provenance

December 18, 2008, purchased from Skinner Auctioneers [Sale no. 2438, lot 635]; Accession date: February 25, 2009

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Copyright

© Bonnie Cashin Foundation.