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Woman's suit in three parts

Black double-breasted jacket with knit sleeves and collar with a knit pattern that alternates between metallic and matte black. There are six (6) metal snaps in two rows down the front and one at each cuff, each is covered in plastic, giving the illusion of a button. There is a seam at the...

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Purchased by donor in the 1970s. Gift to MFA December 13, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch

French, 1970s


Center back (jacket): 61 cm (24 in.) Length (pants): 76.2 cm (30 in.) Length (belt): 89.5 cm (35 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Woven and knit wool, plastic, leather, silk, metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts