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Woman's jacket

late 20th–early 21st century

Place of Manufacture: Italy; Object Place: London, England


Center back: 50.2 cm (19 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with silk and metallic discontinuous supplementary weft patterning; rayon/polyester (?) twill weave; metal

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Blue and gray jacket patterned with green, blue, gray and silver flowers. Large herringbone stitches cover seaming. Zipper at center front with a row of metal hooks on each side (for lacing). Tabs along bottom edge of the jacket. Lined with black rayon/polyester twill weave. Three interior labels, “Alexander McQueen”, “Made in Italy,” and care instructions.


December 2008, purchased by donor from Lucyann Barry Luxury Resale, New York; anonymous gift to the MFA (Accession date: May 27, 2009)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift