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Woman's ensemble

French
1985
Designed for House of Chanel (French, founded 1909)


Dimensions

Jacket: Center back: 55.9 cm (22 in.) Skirt: Center back: 63.5 cm (25 in.) Blouse: Center back: 69.9 cm (27 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1889.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short black wool jacket. Front closure with Chanel logo stamped brass buttons. Two button closure pockets on front. Also, three buttons at each cuff. Creme-colored pleatead silk blouse. Long sleeves, button front, with scarf/tie at neck. Labelled “Chanel.” Calf length black wool skirt with front pockets. Back button and zipper.
Labelled: Chanel Boutique

Labelled: Chanel Boutique

Provenance

1985, purchased from House of Chanel, France, by Dorothy Rudman, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, gift of Rudman to the MFA. (Accession date: October 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy B. Rudman