Woman's jacket

about 2007 (?)
Designed by Ralph Rucci (American, born in 1957), Designed for Chado Ralph Rucci (American)

Object Place: New York, NY, United States


Center back: 73.66 cm (29 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton twill; embroidery; blanket stitch; silk satin

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



White jacket with slashes and white embroidery. Standing collar with seven buttons down the center front placket concealed under a narrow fabric panel. Seam runs from collar to wrist with darts at the wrist and a gusset under the sleeve. Patterned with diagonal slashes (finished with a blanket stitch) and white on white embroidery creating an albino zebra-like motif. Interior is unlined and the seams are covered with white silk satin ribbon. Woven label (white on white) at center back reads: CHADO/ralph rucci.


Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift