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Woman's pantsuit

French
about 1989
Designed by Christian Lacroix (French, born in 1951), For Christian Lacroix luxe


Place of Manufacture: Italy

Dimensions

Top (center back): 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.); pants (center back) 111.8 cm (44 in.)

Accession Number

2003.662.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon), plastic sequins, polyester plain weave; silk plain weave lining

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Navy blue sequined top with shot silk (green warp, blue weft) chiffon long sleeves; matching sequined tight pants with shot silk chiffon overpants; pantsuit lined with navy blue silk. Size 8. Top labeled: “Christian Lacroix luxe”

Provenance

Purchased in Boston, late 1980s; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth Oliver Jolliffe