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Woman's suit (jacket, pants and blouse)

French
1996
Designed by Karl Lagerfeld (German (active in France), born in 1938)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Center back: 63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

2008.322.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool and nylon twill, silk and lurex matelassé, silk twill lining

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green/blue boucle jacket with four pockets, two at the bust and two at the hip. Each pocket has one metal button with rhinestones surrounding interlocking C’s, there are two of these same buttons at each cuff. The collar, cuffs and facing of the jacket are orange and gold textured fabric. The jacket is lined with an orange/brown fabric with scattered interlocking C’s. There are two interior labels one at the neck, “Chanel/Boutique/Made in France/PO8524W02332/B0824 40” and a care label on the right side.

Orange and metallic gold pants. The fabric has a puckered textured effect from the use of highly twisted yarns. There is a center front and back seam as well as two darts on either side in the front and one on either side in the back. 1.25” waistband with a metal button with rhinestones surrounding interlocking C’s. Hidden zipper on the right side. At the hem of each leg are four additional metal and rhinestone buttons. Pants are lined in brown/orange fabric with scattered interlocking C’s. There are two interior labels, one at the back, “Chanel/Boutique/Made in France/PO8524W02332/B0824 40” and a care label on the left hip.

Orange and metallic gold sleeveless blouse with a scoop neckline. The fabric has a puckered textured effect from the use of highly twisted yarns. The back has one metal button with rhinestones surrounding interlocking C’s. There are two interior labels, one at the neck, “Chanel/Boutique/Made in France/PO8524W02332/B0824 40” and a care label on the lower right side.

Credit Line

Gift of Julia Anderson Frankel