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Woman's ensemble in three parts (jacket, skirt, hat)

American
1980s
Designed by Bob Mackie (American, born in 1940)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Jacket: center back: 59 cm (23 1/4 in.) Skirt: center back: 73 cm (28 3/4 in.) Hat: length x width: 33 x 17 cm (13 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4185.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave (crepe); silk plain weave; plastic; fur, metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long faux-double breasted suit jacket with deep V-neckline and fur sleeves. jacket is made of a loosely woven (crepe) gray wool that is made up of variating shades of gray threads. V neckline has a band collar. There are two front pockets. Interior consists of full lining in brown silk with shoulder pads and interfacing at the lapel and hem. INTERIOR LABEL: “YOLANDA: DESIGNER’S COLLECTION”

Woman’s knee length pencil skirt of gray wool crepe (matching the jacket). Fabric consists of variating shades of gray threads. Small waistband with center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Hem of skirt feautures a small center back vent. Interior of skirt is fully lined in black silk plain weave that is attached at the waistband and vent but free flowing at the rest of hemline. INTERIOR LABEL: “JACQUES MOLKO: PARIS”

Headband style hat made of fur (matching suit jacket and skirt). Lined in gray silk satin weave. INTERIOR LABEL: “HANN AND HANN: OVER OUR HEADS”

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.