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Woman's mini-pants

French
about 1968


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Other (Center back): 22.9 cm (9 in.)

Accession Number

2001.453

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with machine-embroidered appliqué and cut work

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

“See-through” blue mini-pants with modesty panel in center front and back, embroidered flower cut-outs at sides, finished with small cuffs at thigh. Label: “Courrèges Paris.” Pants were originally white, but later overdyed blue by donor; also originally part of 2-piece ensemble.

Provenance

Purchased at Courrèges boutique, Paris by Elizabeth Lea, 1968; Gift to the MFA, 2001

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Lea