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Woman's jacket

Italian
1980s
Designed by Giorgio Armani (Italian, born in 1934)


Place of Use: United States; Object Place: Milan, Italy

Dimensions

Center back: 74.93 cm (29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.729

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; cupro-rayon plain weave; plastic

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown bias cut wool blazer with strong padded shoulders and asymmetrical button lapel. Nine buttons in asymmetrical line down the front with one concealed button at the top. Princess lines on front and center back seam. Interior is lined in gray/brown curpo-rayon with multiple labels. Label at collar “Giorgio Armani/A Milano. Borgonuovo 21” attached beneath “40” covering the size is another label “Made in Italy.” Two care labels at the right hip.

Provenance

Purchased in 1980s by Jean Sharf at Armani, New York City; gift to the MFA, September 17, 2008

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf