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Woman's jacket

British
late 20th–early 21st century


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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2009.2426

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Provenance

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