Woman's ensemble in two parts (jacket, dress)

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


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Jacket: center back: 95 cm (37 3/8 in.) Dress: center back: 123.2 cm (48 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4204.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; plastic beads and rhinestones; plain weave chiffon (crepe); silk plain weave (chiffon)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light pink jacket, with matching dress. Jacket features a shawl collar, large kimono sleeves and is heavily beaded with gold and clear rhinestone accents. There are no closures on this garment. The back of the neckline is gathered. Fully lined in tan chiffon. Interior has heavy interfacing in the collar to create a stiff, stand-up collar.

Light beige/pink halter dress with cold and clear bugle beads in vertical lines, scattered with “diamond” rhinestones, and slit in front. Zipper at center back. Lined in beige silk chiffon with one interior label: “Bob Mackie.”

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.