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Coat

French
1980s - 1990s
Designed by Christian Lacroix Couture (French, founded 1987)


Dimensions

Center back: 88.9 cm (35 in.)

Accession Number

2013.851

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wool coat. Green and purple plaid with yellow stripes. Gold Rococo style buttons with green gem at center. Three buttons on each sleeve. Two rows of three buttons each down front to create double breasted effect. One button closure at center front. One pocket on each side with crown-shaped flap closure. Velvet decals of clubs, star and sun sewn onto back in red, yellow and black.

Signed

"CHRISTIAN LACROIX" label at center back neckline and dry cleaning instructions. "38"L

Provenance

Early 1990s, sold by the Grace Jones Shop, Salado, TX to Mary Tavener Holmes, New York, NY; 2013, gift of Holmes to the MFA. (Accession date: June 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes