Woman's jacket

American
early 1980s
Designed by Mary McFadden (American, born 1938)


Dimensions

Center back: 76.2 cm (30 in.)

Accession Number

2010.693

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, painted; with metallic embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gold silk jacket quilted with metallic gold thread in an all over linear pattern, painted with Egyptian motifs, with continuous gold edging around collar and hem. Labeled “Mary McFadden - COUTURE”

Provenance

1984 or 1985, purchased at Bergdorf Goodman or Saks Fifth Avenue by Judith P. Schlager, Chestnut Hill, MA ; 2010, gift of Judith P. Schlager to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Judith P. Schlager

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.