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Man's jacket

Deconstructed jacket made with four brown woven wool fabrics (twill, plainweave, and herringbone patterns), pieced and sewn together to create a patchwork-like effect. Two patch pockets, single breasted with three brown plastic buttons. Deliberate frayed and unravelled yarns on exterior seams....

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Before 2009, in collection of Jacqueline Fowler of Stanford, CT; gift of Fowler to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Loewe Fowler

Japanese, 1985–95

Object Place

Paris, France


Center back: 72 cm (28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; wool twill weave; plastic buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts