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Evening ensemble

Single-breasted jacket of orange slubbed silk printed with red and dark red swirling lines and flower heads with shoulder pads and one-button closer at front. Cuffs close with two orange buttons at the wrists and the back is slit down the center; the side panels are tied into a loose knot....

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Signed

Interior label (jacket): "GIANFRANCO FERRE / MADE IN ITALY" Smaller label: "PURA SETA / PURE SILK" Interior label (sweater): "Neiman-Marcus" "GIANFRANCO FERRE / MADE IN ITALY" "40" and small "dry-clean only" tag. Interior label (blouse): "GIANFRANCO FERRE / MADE IN ITALY" Interior label (skirt): "GIANFRANCO FERRE / MADE IN ITALY" Smaller label: "PURA SETA / PURE SILK"

Provenance

1980s, purchased by Lizbeth Krupp, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2012, gift of Krupp to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Lizbeth Krupp

Italian, 1980s

Object Place

Dimensions

Center back (tied): 71.1 cm (28 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1050.1-4

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed, plastic

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes