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Suit

American
1980s
Designed by Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston (American, 1932–1990)


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 64.8 cm (25 1/2 in.) Center back (dress): 87.6 cm (34 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.231.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White wool jacket. No collar, single breasted, one button at center front. Two front pockets.

Black wool short dress with long sleeves and cowl neck.

Signed

Interior label (jacket): "HALSTON" "100% PURA LANA" "MADE IN ITALY"

Interior label (skirt): "HALSTON"

Provenance

About 1980s, acquired by Jacqueline Togut; 2012, gift of Togut to the MFA. (Accession date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline and Albert Togut