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Leather suit in two parts

Woman's A-line leather jacket (part of a suit) with narrow pin tucks on wide sleeves, Peter Pan collar, and front button closure. Flared leather trousers detailed with all over narrow pin tucks. Front pockets.

Signed

Interior label: John Bates London.

Provenance

By 2011, with Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, purchased from Verrinder by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English for American market, about 1974

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 83.8 cm (33 in.) Length (pants): 45.5 cm (17 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2280.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather, stitched

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes