Suit

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


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 50.8 cm (20 in.)

Accession Number

2012.221.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue and black double faced wool suit. Black jacket with blue interior – visible when cuffs are folded over. Single-breasted with buttons down front.

Blue skirt with black waist band and wrap construction. Hook and eye closure on waistband with side zipper. Two side pockets.

Signed

Interior label (jacket): "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