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Woman's suit in three parts

Long sleeve, olive green velvet jacket with purple, blue, pink, and salmon embroidered floral design. Labeled: "Oscar de la Renta/ 8/ Saks Fifth Avenue". Long sleeve, olive green, navy, and gold silk blouse with a fleur-de-lis pattern and ties at the neck. Labeled: "Oscar de la Renta/ 6". ...

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Purchased by donor at Saks Fifth Avenue in Boston, MA in the mid-1980s. Gift to MFA September 20, 2006.

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Gift of Tay Ann Jay

American, 1980s


Center back (jacket): 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.) Center back (blouse): 61 cm (24 in.). Center back skirt): 78.7 cm (31 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton velvet with embroidered with rayon and cording, metal clasp (jacket). Silk plain weave (tafetta) discharge printed (blouse). Wool jacquard weave (skirt).


Textiles and Fashion Arts