Day ensemble

Dutch
Designed by Koos van den Akker (American (born in Netherlands, 1939))


Dimensions

Center back (shirt): 72.4 cm (28 1/2 in.) Center back (jacket): 45.7 cm (18 in.) Center back (skirt): 81.3 cm (32 in.)

Accession Number

2012.194.1-3

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Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Blue shirt with big flower design. Red trim at neckline. Crossover construction with a matching red tie on left side.

Gray-brown tweed cropped jacket with tie closures in front. Round neckline, long sleeves. Blackwhipstitch thread around neckline and cuffs. Blue floral lining (same as shirt).

Gray-brown tweed skirt. Blue, black and multi-colored patches (all with floral patterns) create a geometric design on the skirt.

Signed

Interior label (shirt): "KOOS VAN DER AKKER NEW YORK DEN HAAG S"

Interior label (jacket): "KOOS VAN DER AKKER NEW YORK DEN HAAS 6"

Interior label (skirt): "KOOS VAN DER AKKER NEW YORK DEN HAAS 6"

Provenance

By 2011, acquired by Nancy T. Lerner; 2012, gift of Lerner to the MFA. (Accession date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy T. Lerner in memory of Steven L. Lerner