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Woman's ensemble

Designed by ESCADA (German, founded in 1978)

Object Place: Munich, Germany


Center back (sweater): 63.5 cm (25 in.) Center back (skirt): 78.7 cm (31 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Sweater: wool, polyacrylic, and polyamide knit with silk (?) and metallic embroidery; plastic Skirt: wool twill; viscose rayon plain weave with weft float patterning; plastic

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Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Sweater: Gray wool knit cardigan with silver stylized flowers embroidered along front and back yoke, drawstring belt at waist. Gray plastic buttons down center front. Three interior label reads” “ESCADA/Made in West Germany by SRB,” “39% polyacrylic/31% mohair/30% polyamide,” “36”.
Skirt: Long gray skirt with gray paisley patterning, belt loops along waistband, two buttons on right side, side pockets. Lined in gray rayon patterned with small horses. Four interior labels “ESCADA, made in West Germany by SRB,” “36,” “[wool symbol] pure new wool,” “100% viskose [sic].”


Before 2009, purchased by Margaret M. Lincoln of Concord, MA; gift of Lincoln to the MFA (Accession date: November 18, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret M. Lincoln