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Woman's ensemble

Cotton tweed suit painted in a gradation of colors from ivory to gray. Jacket has 3/4 length sleeves and a frayed cord on the hem. Cuffs and faux pockets are trimmed with sequins in the same gradation of colors. Lined in gray silk crepe, interior label reads "ETE 05 No 23 Jacqueline." Cotton...

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2005, created by the Chanel atelier for the Spring/Summer 2005 haute couture season; gift of Chanel to the MFA (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Chanel, Paris

French, Spring/Summer 2005

Object Place

Paris, France


Center back (jacket): 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.) Center back (dress): 97.9 cm (38 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Jacket: cotton knit; painted, sequins, silk plain weave (crepe) Dress: cotton knit; painted, sequins, silk plain weave (crepe)


Textiles and Fashion Arts