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Woman's ensemble in two parts (tunic)

American
1985
Designed by Oscar de la Renta (American (born in the Dominican Republic), born in 1932)


Dimensions

Top: Center back: 87.6 cm (34 1/2 in.) Skirt: Center back: 108 cm (42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1890.1-2

Medium or Technique

Metallic woven lamé

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black and gold lamé tunic top with floral patterning. Attached sash at bottom. Round collar, back button closure at neck. Long black and gold lamé pleated skirt. Herringbone pattern.

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