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Blue and white striped wool knit sweater with asymmetrical front tie closure. French blue A-line doubleknit skirt with front and back pleat. Woman's French blue fine-gauge knit top banded at waist with shawl collar, tie at center front and long sleeves. Woman's French blue fine-gauge...

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Signed

Sweater labelled: "Sonia Rykiel Chez Bloomingdales." Skirt labelled: "Sonia Rykiel Chez Henri Bendel."

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by Ms. Reva Ostrow, New York; gift of Ostrow to the MFA (Accession date: April 22, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Reva Ostrow

Copyright

© Sonia Rykiel

French, early 1970s

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back (sweater): 58.4 cm (23 in.) Center back (skirt): 81.3 cm (32 in.) Center back (top): 55.9 cm (22 in.) Center back (top): 55.9 cm (22 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2353.1-4

Medium or Technique

Wool knit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes