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Woman's suit (jacket, blouse, skirt)

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Short black boucle jacket with rounded collar and six gray/black and gold buttons and button holes down the center front. There is also a button on flap pockets on each side of the lower part of the jacket and two at each cuff. Buttons have a lion's head on them (representative of Chanel's...

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Museum purchase with funds donated in honor of Penny Vinik

French, 1955–60

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Center back (jacket): 55.88 cm (22 in.) Center back (skirt): 62.23 cm (24 1/2 in.)

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Wool twill, lined with printed cotton plain weave, metal buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts