Woman's suit

American
1980s
Designed by Koos van den Akker (American (born in Netherlands, 1939))


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 66 cm (26 in.) Center back (shirt): 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 78.7 cm (31 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2013.1-3

Medium or Technique

Skirt and jacket wool twill lined with wool knit. Shirt wool knit. Wool twill lined with wool knit trimmed with printed cotton plain weave and wool yarn

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown, cream, red and green long sleeve jacket with faux mother-of-pearl buttons, lining of brown ground with white, pink, and blue horizontal stripes, and blue and brown floral trim along edge. Labeled: “Koos van den Akker/ New York/8” Long sleeve shirt of brown ground with white, pink, and blue horizontal stripes. Labeled: “Koos van den Akker/ New York/8” Brown, cream, red and green below the knee skirt. Labeled: “Koos van den Akker/ New York/8”

Provenance

Purchased by donor in the 1980s. Gift to MFA December 13, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.