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Theater Costume for Bal du Moulin Rouge, Ballet des Canadian Rockie (part one of a two-piece costume)

Jacket with high/round collar, hook and eye closures down front. Embroidered "patchwork" design inspired by the art of the Northwest Coast Native Americans in black, yellow, blue, and green material creates face on front of jacket.


2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf


© 2013 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Jacket (part one of two-piece ensemble)

French, 1924


Center back: 63.5 cm (25 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill; machine embroidered in chain stitch; trimmed with wool felt


Textiles and Fashion Arts