Woman's suit in two parts (jacket, skirt)

American
1980s
Designed by Stephen Yearick


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Jacket: center back: 75 cm (29 1/2 in.) Skirt: center back: 58 cm (22 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4197.1-2

Medium or Technique

Metal; plastic; silk plain weave (basket) (crepe); glass; synthetic material padding; silk plain weave (crepe)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue and black tailored jacket with small stand-up, shawl collar in black with dense rows of black beads. Blue long sleeves and body of jacket with angled, curved beading designs. Black beading continues from the collar to the hemline as well as on the cuffs. Side of each sleeve has organic leaf design of blue and black beading that extends from the elbow to the cuff.One center front faux button located at the pointed wrap front near the hipline. Fitting bust seams in front and back. Fully lined in black silk plain weave (crepe) with shoulder pads and interfacing in collar, cuffs, lapel and hemline. Interior metal hook closures in center front. INTERIOR LABEL: YOLANDA: “DESIGNER’S COLLECTION”

Black silk plain weave crepe, short faux wrap skirt with black overlay covered in pleating. Dense rows of beading cover the waistband. All of the skirt is adorned with black beading to match the patterning on the jacket. Center back invisible zipper and hook and eye closure. Garment is fully lined in black silk plain weave crepe.

Provenance

By 2009, in collection of Yolanda Cellucci of Waltham, MA; gift of Cellucci to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Yolanda of Yolanda Enterprises Inc.