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Woman's vest

Mexican for American market
about 1970
Designed by Char de Vazquez (American)


Dimensions

Center back: 51.25 in.

Accession Number

2012.527

Medium or Technique

Pieced, stitched, and painted leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s long vest made of pieced leather, sage colored with hand-painted bird and floral motifs; size extra small; made in Mexico.

Interior labels: “Char Made in Mexico XS”

Provenance

2012, purchased by Pamela Parmal, Providence, RI at Shrimpton Couture, online; 2012, gift of Parmal to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jane Pappalardo