Woman's jacket

about 1908
Designed by Jeanne Paquin (French, 1869–1936), Designed for Mme. Jeanne Paquin (French, 1892–1956)

Object Place: Paris, France


Center back: 43.2 cm (17 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and linen plain weave ground, embroidered wth silk, and trimmed with silk plain weave ribbon, and lined with silk plain weave.

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Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Short jacket of white silk/linen, embroidered with blue silk/linen yarns in dense floral pattern, small collar trimmed with dark blue grosgrain ribbon. Short, wide sleeves split and turned back with blue and white covered buttons. Belt of dark blue grosgrain ribbon, held by eight blue silk wrapped belt loops. White silk plain weave lining. Center back woven label “Paquin/Rue de la Paix. 3/Paris-London.”


Before 1989, collection of May Cassard Baldwin; by 1989, by descent to Florence Cassard Rowe (d. 1989); 1989, by inheritance to her daughter Barbara Rowe de Marneffe, MA; gift of de Marneffe to MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Rowe de Marneffe