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Woman's vest

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


Center back: 51.25 in.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pieced, stitched, and painted leather

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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”


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