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late 20th–early 21st century
Place of Manufacture: Italy; Object Place: London, England
Center back: 50.2 cm (19 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave with silk and metallic discontinuous supplementary weft patterning; rayon/polyester (?) twill weave; metal
Not On View
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)