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Coat

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


Dimensions

Center back: 96.5 cm (38 in.)

Accession Number

2013.852

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wool coat in pink, orange and black houndstooth pattern. Single breasted. Five gold buttons down center front with swirling heart design carved in relief. One matching button at each sleeve. Red stones around perimeter of each button. Diagonal pocket with flap closures on each side.

Signed

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

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