Woman's evening cape

French
1960
Designed by Antonio Castillo (Spanish (worked in France), born in 1908), For House of Lanvin (French, founded in 1890)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Overall: 151.1 x 157.5 cm (59 1/2 x 62 in.)

Accession Number

2002.906

Medium or Technique

Silk satin

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Floor-length evening cape of melon orange silk satin, with funnel collar, arm slits, two bows on front. Four labels: “Jeanne Lanvin - Paris, 22 Fbg St. Honoré,” “Castillo,” “Made in France,” and “The French Shops, Filene’s - Boston;” matches object 61.399a-b

Provenance

Purchased at Doyle's auction, New York, by Vicki Haberman, November, 2002; Purchased by the MFA, January 22, 2003

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund