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Skirt (part two of a two-piece ensemble)

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


Dimensions

Center back: 57.8 cm (22 3/4 in.) Other (waist): 28 in. (71.1 cm)

Medium or Technique

Cotton, linen, nylon and wool twill; lined with silk plain weave

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Woman’s skirt of cream textured twill with fine red stripes and decorated by red zig-zag stitching. Zipper and hook and eye closure at natural waist. Interior lined with cream colored silk.
Interior Labels:
(black print on white) CHANEL MADE IN FRANCE 00C P15051W02594 A0251 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