Suit

American
Fall/Winter 1980
Designed by Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston (American, 1932–1990)


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 74.9 cm (29 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 135.4 cm (53 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.222.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red and black double faced wool suit. Single breasted with one center button and two front pockets. Collar and lining are red, exterior of the coat is black.

Black wool skirt.

Red and black double faced wool suit. Single breasted with one center button and two front pockets. Collar and lining are red, exterior of the coat is black.

Black wool skirt.

Signed

Interior label (skirt): "HALSTON" "8" "MADE IN ITALY" "100% LANA"

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