Woman's jacket

French
1905–15
Designed by Bechoff David & Cie (French)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back: 68.6 cm (27 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2283

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, linen and silk plain weave, Cotton and silk applied braid

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s jacket of pieced printed cotton and undyed linen, with blue linen trim and applied blue cotton and green silk soutache, lined with white silk plain weave; front patch pockets with decorative buttons at hips, and decorative buttons at bust; weights in bottom hem. Labeled: “Bechoff David & Cie, Paris, 20 Place Vendome”

Provenance

Purchased at a vintage clothing auction, about 1974; 2004 Year-End Gift to the MFA, January 26, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Robert and Charlotte Kornstein