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Woman's ensemble in two parts (coat and dress)

early 21st century

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back (coat): 106.05 cm (41 3/4 in.) Center back (dress): 94.62 cm (37 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather; wool twil weave; silk plain weave; metal; plastic

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Ensemble consisting of a long leather jacket and sleeveless dress. Brown leather jacket edged with green, brown and gray wool. Notch collar with zipper down center front and a leather covered button at the top. Three pockets, one at each hip and one at the right bust. Four covered buttons at each cuff and five smaller buttons closing center back vent, buttons are anchored on the interior with smaller plastic buttons. Interior is lined in brown silk with woven labels at center back “Saks Fifth Avenue,” “Oscar de la Renta,” “Made/In the U.S.A.” and left hip “2,” “Style number 2813/Genuine Leather/Lining: 100% Silk.” Green, brown and gray plaid sleeveless wool sheath dress. Zipper 21.5” down center back. Lined in brown silk with four woven labels along the zipper “Saks Fifth Avenue,” “Oscar de la Renta,” “2,” “100% Cashmere/Made in Italy/Dry clean only.”


Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift