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Jacket

American
2002
Designed by Ralph Rucci (American, born in 1957), For Chado Ralph Rucci (American)


Dimensions

Center back: 61 cm (24 in.) Costume (Bust / Waist): 34 x 31 in. (86.4 x 78.7 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1494

Medium or Technique

Wool and silk matelasse

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White satin jacket. Silk satin quilted with abstract circle pattern. Three button closure at center front. Mother of pearl buttons. Faux pockets at natural waist on proper right and proper left. Seams down both sleeves. Interior label: (grey stitch on white tag) CHADO RALPH RUCCI (smaller label: black print on white writing) ‘DRY CLEAN ONLY MADE IN THE U.S.A.’

Provenance

2002, purchased by Catherine McCormick Blair, New York; 2012, year-end gift of Blair to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William McCormick Blair Jr.