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Jacket (part one of a two-piece ensemble)

French
about 2000
Designed by House of Chanel (French, founded 1909)


Dimensions

Center back: 50.2 cm (19 3/4 in.)

Medium or Technique

Cotton, linen, nylon, and wool twill; silk plain weave lining, plastic beads

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

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Costumes

Woman’s suit jacket of cream textured twill with fine red stripes and decorated by red zig-zag stitching. Clear red beads scattered accross the garment. Long sleeves and crew neck. No closures. Small metal interlocking C Chanel emblem at top of right lapel. Interior lined with cream colored silk.
Interior Labels:
(black print on white) CHANEL MADE IN FRANCE 00C P15051W02596 A025 38 COMPOSITION 67% NYLON 28% LINEN 3% NYLON 2% WOOL JACKET 100%SILK
(Black print on white) care instructions

Provenance

Before 2012, sold to Jean S. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf