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Man's suit in two parts (jacket and pants)

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Man's "dandy" jacket made of bright orange and purple striped satin, with black velvet collar, three velvet buttons down center front, and three velvet flap pockets. Interior lined in black with slit pocket and two labels: "100% Cotton/Granny/Takes a Trip/The World's End/London New York/Made in...

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Provenance

March 3, 2010, purchased on eBay by Pamela Parmal, Providence, RI for the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

English, about 1970

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 80 cm (31 1/2 in.) Length (pants): 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number

2010.296.1-2

Medium or Technique

Acetate satin weave; cotton velvet, cotton velvet; cotton twill weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes