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Woman's ensemble in four parts (jumper, hat, gloves, boots)

American
1980s


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Jumper: center back: 103 cm (40 9/16 in.) Hat: height x width: 5 1/8 x 14 9/16 in., 46 cm (13 x 37 cm, 18 1/8 in.) Gloves: center back: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.) Boots: height x width: 18 5/16 x 6 7/8 in. (46.5 x 17.5 cm); heel length: 9.5 cm

Accession Number

2009.4190.1-4

Medium or Technique

Wool knit; ostrich feathers; plastic rhinestones; metal; velvet; silk plain weave (with pile); wool felt; grosgrain ribbon; silk satin weave; plastic faux pearls; silk satin weave cording; suede

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short black wool (knit) jumper embellished with black, gray and clear rhinestones. The bodice consists of a large band neckline and long sleeves. Each sleeve has a zippered side vent. The waist band extends from the hip line to the crotch area in a curved V design and is made of black velvet. The waist band is hand sewn onto the face of the garment fabric and has silver metallic thread border. This piece is decorated with clear rhinestones around its border as well as in the middle of the waistband in the the shape of stars. Following this are vertical strips of black and white ostrich feathers that extend down the legs of the jumper to the hemline. The back of the bodice corresponds with the front. The back of the shorts consist of the continued velvet waistand. There is a center back zipper closure with hook and eye. Interior consists of large shoulder pads and silk plain weave lining in the waistband. INTERIOR LABEL: “YOLANDA: DESIGNER’S COLLECTION”

Black felted wool cowboy hat with a variety of clear rhinestones decorating the top of the hat as well as the under side of the folded side flaps. Interior is fully lined in black silk plain weave with grosgrain tape along the circumference. INTERIOR LABEL: “KOKIN NEW YORK”

Black pair of gloves made of silk satin weave with black and white ostrich feather detailing. Ostrich feathers are attached on the front of each glove as well as around the opening for the arm. Gloves come to approximately elbow length and have faux pearl buttons along a curved placket. The placket and hem of each glove is edged in black silk satin covered cording. Gloves are not lined. Matching jumper and hat.

Pair of black silk satin cowboy-style boots with embroidery and applied rhinestones. Embroidery is on the right side of each boot and consists of a gray metallic thread design with applied rhinestones. The toe of each boot is made of black suede and wraps around to the left side of each heel. Interior is made of leather, sole of shoe is also made of leather.

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.