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Designed by Claude Montana (French, born in 1949)
Center back (jacket): 93 cm (36 5/8 in.) Length (pants): 106 cm (41 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wool (cashmere), acetate, rayon plain weave
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Blue single breasted tuxedo-style jacket with large lapels lined in blue acetate, long sleeves with draping/articulation at elbows, princess seaming on front with two pockets set on the diagonal lined in synthetic plain weave. One chest pocket on right breast. One covered button closure at center front. Back cut with pointed “tails” and a floating panel at center back.
High-waisted cuffed and pleated tuxedo trousers of black and blue striped wool with stripe of black satin at outer legs. Wide waist band with two satin buttons and zipper closure.
Interior label (jacket): "MADE IN ITALY / Claude Montana / PARIS" Secondary label below, "BERGDORF / GOODMAN / ON THE PLAZA / NEW YORK" Fabric and care label below.
Interior label (pants): "MADE IN ITALY / Claude Montana / PARIS" Secondary label below, "BERGDORF / GOODMAN / ON THE PLAZA / NEW YORK" Fabric and care label below.
1980s, purchased by Lizbeth Krupp, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2012, gift of Krupp to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)
Gift of Lizbeth Krupp