Woman's suit (jacket, dress, underdress)

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


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1461.1-3

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s suit consisting of: blue brocade jacket with elbow length sleeves, three buttons down front, label inside: “John Cavanagh London”; sleeveless cocktail dress of blue brocade with a layered green and blue chiffon top, back zipper, no label inside; underdress with back zipper, label inside: “John Cavanagh London Made in England”.

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf