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Woman's suit (jacket, dress, belt)

English
1950s
John Cavanagh (English, 1914–2003)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Jacket: Center back: 50 cm (19 11/16 in.) Dress: Length: 98.5 cm (38 3/4 in.) Belt: Length: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1405.1-3

Medium or Technique

Jacket, dress: Silk, twill weave, printed; rayon (?), plain weave lining; Belt: Silk, printed; metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s suit consisting of: three-button jacket with 3/4-length sleeves in “camouflage” print in two shades of green, lined in apple green rayon (?) plain weave, labeled “John Cavanagh London.”; sleeveless dress with peter pan collar and pleated skirt in “camouflage” print in two shades of green, lined in apple green rayon (?) plain weave, labeled: “John Cavanagh, London - Made in England”; self-fabric covered belt in “camouflage” print in two shades of green.

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London; 2010, sold by Verrinder to Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf