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

Man's red velveteen suit consisting of jacket and pants. Jacket with wide notched collar, two flap pockets in front; lined with white silk plain weave. Labelled "Michel Faret Paris" Matching bell-bottom pants.

Provenance

Around 1974, purchased by D. Roger Howlett, Boston, MA; gift of Howlett to MFA (Accession date: December 31, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of D. Roger Howlett

French, 1973–74

Dimensions

Center back length (jacket): 31 1/4 inches Length (trousers): 39 1/2 inches

Accession Number

2008.1969.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes