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Woman's tuxedo ensemble in two parts (jacket, pants)
late 20th century
Object Place: United States
Jacket: center back: 56 cm (22 1/16 in.) Pants: center back: 104 cm (40 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk jacquard weave; silk plain weave; metallic thread, plastic rhinestones and beads; metal; tulle; wool twill weave
Not On View
White silk long sleeved, fitted jacket, matching skirt, with a notched collar, long sleeves and three center front rhinestone encrusted buttons. Collar features sewn on pieces of gold toned lace that covers the majority of the collar. White pearls and clear rhinestones in various shapes making a floral pattern. Lace also has metallic thread embroidered onto the white tulle lace and metal leave shaped decorations (stainless steel?) painted gold and sewn on with the rest of the design. There are also rhinestone encrusted button pieces applied to the lower part of the collar on each side. Two welt flap pockets are sewn onto the front, one on each side. Jacket is double breasted with an interior row of metal snaps. Fully lined in white silk plain weave with shoulder pads, interfacing in the collar, lapel, hem of each sleeve and hemline. INTERIOR LABEL: “YOLY MUNOZ”
Cream wool twill weave long pant with small overlap waistband, fly front with snap and hook closure. Front pleats from waistband. Center crease on both front and back pant legs. Back of pant has fitting darts from waistband. Interior fully lined in white silk plain weave with interfacing in the waistband. INTERIOR LABEL: “YOLY MUNOZ”
By 2009, in collection of Yolanda Cellucci of Waltham, MA; gift of Cellucci to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)
Gift of Yolanda of Yolanda Enterprises Inc.