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Caftan

British
1970
Labeled Jean Varon (active 1960s–1970s), Designed by John Bates (English, born in 1938)


Dimensions

Length x width: 132.1 x 127 cm (52 x 50 in.)

Accession Number

2013.243

Medium or Technique

Acetate/polyester blend plain weave; printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed caftan with geometric and floral design in light blue and yellow. Black tie laces up center front. Interior label: “JOHN VARON”

Provenance

2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf