Woman's sweater

"Cosby" sweater

Australian
1980s
Design attributed to Coogi (Australian, founded in the 1970s)


Object Place: Australia

Dimensions

Center back: 73.66 cm (29 in.)

Accession Number

2008.722

Medium or Technique

Cotton knit

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Colorful green/blue long sleeve sweater with standing collar, four black and silver buttons down the center front, and padded shoulders. Patterned with tan, blue, green and black undulating vertical stripes, checks, horizontal lines and various geometric shapes.

Provenance

Purchased by donor about 1986; gift to the MFA, September 17, 2008.

Credit Line

Gift of Lorraine de Wet Howes