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Woman's suit in two parts (jacket and skirt)

Purple linen short sleeve jacket with faux button holes, center front metal zipper, and three artificial violet flower posies along lapel. Labeled: 4. White linen knee length pencil skirt with side slit. Labeled: "Valentino/ Night/ Made in Italy/ 4".

Provenance

Purchased by donor in the 1990s; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Italian, 1990s

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 50.8 cm (20 in.) Center back (skirt): 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.576.1-2

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave; artificial flowers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes