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Woman's suit

French
about 1991
Designed by Christian Lacroix (French, born in 1951), Retailed by Bergdorf Goodman (American, founded 1901)


Object Place, Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 58.4 cm (23 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4380.1-2

Medium or Technique

Jacket: Wool plain weave; silk plain weave, printed; plastic or glass; metal Skirt: Wool plain weave; silk plain weave; plastic; metal

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Hot pink, apple green, and purple wool suit made woven with geometric/square pattern. Jacket has wide notched collar and lapel, four square green glass and gold buttons down the center front, and turned back cuffs. Lining made of silk with printed green and pink lattice pattern. Two center-back neck labels; pink with black reads "Christian Lacroix/Paris". Lower left interior label: "Bergdorf Goodman/on the plaza/New York," and customer label "M. Zick" (?)

Hot pink, apple green, and purple wool skirt woven in repeating geometric "X" pattern, lined with purple silk, zipper along right side with green plastic round button at waistband.

Provenance

Before 2009, in collection of Jacqueline Fowler of Stanford, CT; gift of Fowler to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler