Woman's jacket

Woman's blazer

English (London)
about 1970
Retailed by Alkasura (English, 1967 to 1975)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Center back: 70 cm (27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.664

Medium or Technique

Printed acetate twill weave, lined with synthetic plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s blazer printed with Pop Art-inspired graphic print of cats and flowers in shades of green, plue, pink, orange and purple, with wide notched lapels, two small front flap pockets, no back vent, and no front closure. Lined in pink rayon (?) plain weave. Labelled at center back neck: “ALKASURA / ALKASURA / CLOTHING / LIMITED / 304 Kings Road / London, S.W. 3 / Tel: 01-352-1027 | 5456 / MADE IN ENGLAND”

Provenance

By 2010, private collection, Olmsted Falls, OH; July 6, 2010, purchased by the MFA via online auction (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund