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Skirt suit

Navy blue single-breasted collarless wool jacket with single toggle button closure. Two slanted pockets at the front and no back vent, fully lined in blue silk plain weave. Cuffs feature faux lacing detail of blue silk velvet through four sets of metal grommets. Navy blue velvet blouse with...

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Signed

Interior label (jacket): "BRUCE OLDFIELD / CUSTOM MADE - LONDON" Interior label (skirt): "BRUCE OLDFIELD / CUSTOM MADE - LONDON"

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

English, 1980s

Object Place

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 82 cm (32 5/16 in.) Center back (top): 46 cm (18 1/8 in.) Length (skirt): 54 cm (21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1054.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave (crepe), silk velvet, silk or rayon plain weave, metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes