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Woman's two-piece evening pantsuit

Navy blue sequined top with shot silk (green warp, blue weft) chiffon long sleeves; matching sequined tight pants with shot silk chiffon overpants; pantsuit lined with navy blue silk. Size 8. Top labeled: "Christian Lacroix luxe"

Provenance

Purchased in Boston, late 1980s; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Ruth Oliver Jolliffe

French, about 1989

Place of Manufacture

Italy

Dimensions

Top (center back): 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.); pants (center back) 111.8 cm (44 in.)

Accession Number

2003.662.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon), plastic sequins, polyester plain weave; silk plain weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes