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Woman's ensemble

German
1980s
Designed by ESCADA (German, founded in 1978)


Object Place: Munich, Germany

Dimensions

Center back (sweater): 63.5 cm (25 in.) Center back (skirt): 78.7 cm (31 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4986.1-2

Medium or Technique

Sweater: wool, polyacrylic, and polyamide knit with silk (?) and metallic embroidery; plastic Skirt: wool twill; viscose rayon plain weave with weft float patterning; plastic

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sweater: Gray wool knit cardigan with silver stylized flowers embroidered along front and back yoke, drawstring belt at waist. Gray plastic buttons down center front. Three interior label reads” “ESCADA/Made in West Germany by SRB,” “39% polyacrylic/31% mohair/30% polyamide,” “36”.
Skirt: Long gray skirt with gray paisley patterning, belt loops along waistband, two buttons on right side, side pockets. Lined in gray rayon patterned with small horses. Four interior labels “ESCADA, made in West Germany by SRB,” “36,” “[wool symbol] pure new wool,” “100% viskose [sic].”

Provenance

Before 2009, purchased by Margaret M. Lincoln of Concord, MA; gift of Lincoln to the MFA (Accession date: November 18, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret M. Lincoln