Woman's ensemble

late 20th century
Designed by Yoly Munoz


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 72 cm (28 3/8 in.) Height x length (skirt): 18 x 28 cm (7 1/16 x 11 in.) Height x width: 15 x 7 1/2 in. (38.1 x 19.1 cm)

Accession Number

2009.4213.1-4

Medium or Technique

Silk (?); beads; rhinestones; silk jacquard weave; silk plain weave; plastic; metal; jacquarded silk; tulle; silk satin weave; leather; adhesive; crocheted lace

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Single breasted suit jacket of a patterned white jacquard with heavily embroidered lapels.

White silk jacquard weave short pencil skirt with from waist darts and a small waistband. Jacquard pattern consists of an organic designs resembling leaves and flowers with curved lines and satin stitches. Back has waist darts, and a center back zipper closure with a large snap and hook and eyes. Garment fully lined in white silk plain weave. INTERIOR LABEL: “YOLY MUNOZ”

Turban of twisted white patterned jacquarded silk matching jacket and skirt. Turban features rows of padded and twisted fabric around the circumference of this headpiece. Turban also features lace and tulle with gold metallic thread detailing accented by white faux pearl beads and clear rhinestones. Fit of turban created using three differently shaped pieces of fabric. Fully lined in silk plain weave. Interior is padded for fullness.

Pair of white silk pumps with heavy beading in gold and white. Shoe front consists of crocheted white lace backed with stiffened tulle. Gold metallic, satin stitched thread accents the show front beading and appears on each shoe’s right side. INTERIOR LABEL: “Stuart Weitzman”

Provenance

By 2009, in collection of Yolanda Cellucci of Waltham, MA; gift of Cellucci to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Yolanda of Yolanda Enterprises Inc.