Woman's ensemble in four parts (coat, top, skirt and scarf)

American
1980s
Designed by Pauline Trigère (American (born in France), 1912–2002)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Coat: center back: 49 cm (19 5/16 in.) Top: center back: 56 cm (22 1/16 in.) Skirt: center back: 82 cm (32 5/16 in.) Scarf:

Accession Number

2009.4182.1-4

Medium or Technique

Dyed fox fur; wool plain weave (100% pure) (crepe); plastic horsehair interfacing; silk plain weave; silk satin weave; metal; plastic

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black pure wool tailored coat with dyed black fox fur cuffs and faux collar detailing. Center front black large round buttons, encrusted with black rhinestones and bound button holes, long sleeves. Boat style neckline. back has the same collar detailing mirrored on the front in black fox fur. Interior shoulder pads, plastic horsehair interfacing in the cuffs, lapel, center front and hem. Attached label: “Fur label authority: fur trimming manufactured under fair labor standards” INTERIOR LABEL: “YOLANDA’S DESIGNER COLLECTION”

Black wool plain weave (crepe) past the knee length skirt with black fox fur trin at the hemline. Center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Fully lined in black silk plain weave. Interior Tag: “100% pure wool trademark”

Black silk satin weave top with boat neckline, gathered armscye, long sleeves and gathered cuffs. Each cuff has two black satin covered buttons with a cording loop closure. Center back satin covered button closure. Interior interfaced neckline facing.

Black silk scarf.

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.