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Woman's jacket

French
1912–13
Designed by Jean-Philippe Worth (French, 1856–1926 French), For House of Worth (French, 1858-1956)


Object Place, Paris, France

Dimensions

CB 94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number

2003.290

Medium or Technique

Silk satin stripe, brocaded; lamé, silk plain weave (chiffon)

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman's at-home jacket in the form of an 18th-century riding coat with deep skirts, made of pink, white and ivory satin stripes brocaded with polychrome flowers in the Louis XVI style, gold lame "vest" with rhinestone buttons, ivory silk chiffon "fichu" wraps around neck and hooks onto self on proper right; short puffed sleeves with chiffon "engageantes." Labelled "C Worth, Paris" on Petersham band and "92578" on tag sewn to band.

Provenance

Worn by donor's grandmother, Jane Norton Morgan, wife of J. P. Morgan; Gift from Jane Norton Nichols (donor's mother) to Henrietta N. Meyer, 1974; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Jane Norton Nichols