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

Dark purple draped jacket with long sleeves. Left side of jacket drapes over right shoulder (textile has been gathered and sewn down where it meets the shoulder), is secured with a hook and eye closure, and cascades down the back. Lined in dark purple silk with interior shoulder pads. Five...

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December 18, 2008, purchased from Skinner Auctioneers [Sale no. 2438, lot 670]; Accession date: February 25, 2009

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

American, about 1990

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool knit; metal fasteners; Silk knit nit lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts