User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Woman's cocktail jacket

Start collecting

Woman's cocktail jacket Designed by Norman Norell (American, 1900-1972) Silk (cotton underlayer); simple weave with floating wefts Changeable black/brown silk flared "fly-away" bolero jacket with three-button closure, round collar and turn-back cuffs. Label: "Bonwit Teller New York,...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

about 1950

Object Place

New York, USA

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: CB approximately: 17 in.

Accession Number

1998.42

Medium or Technique

Silk; cotton underlayer; simple weave with floating wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes