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Woman's suit

Designed by André Courrèges (French, born in 1923)


Center back (jacket): 61 cm (24 in.) Length (pants): 76.2 cm (30 in.) Length (belt): 89.5 cm (35 1/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woven and knit wool, plastic, leather, silk, metal

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black double-breasted jacket with knit sleeves and collar with a knit pattern that alternates between metallic and matte black. There are six (6) metal snaps in two rows down the front and one at each cuff, each is covered in plastic, giving the illusion of a button. There is a seam at the natural waist and thee (3) additional seams down the back, on the each side seams is a belt loop. Label: “Courreges/Paris/couture future/0037782/Made in France/b”. Black pants with center front zipper, snap and hook closure and side pockets. Label:Courreges/Paris/couture future/0037782/Made in France/b”. Black leather belt.


Purchased by donor in the 1970s. Gift to MFA December 13, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch