Day ensemble

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


Dimensions

Center back (vest): 50.8 cm (20 in.) Center back (shirt): 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 106.7 cm (42 in.)

Accession Number

2012.195.1-3

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Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Off-white vest with pink trim. Circle patches in floral fabrics applied to front and back.

Pink silk shirt with long sleeves, elasticized cuffs. Open neckline with thin strings attached to tie at top. White floral ribbon trim creates two vertical lines down top front and wraps around the waist.

Off-white skirt with wide waistband and circle patches in floral fabrics.

Signed

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

Interior label (shirt): No interior label.

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

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