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Long sleeve purple and black wool jacket with purple scalloped edges. Labeled: "Adolfo at Saks Fifth Avenue." Black, long sleeve silk blouse with long ties at the neck. Labeled: "Adolfo at Saks Fifth Avenue." Knee length, purple and black wool skirt with scalloped purple edges and a slit in...

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Purchased by donor at Saks Fifth Avenue in Boston, MA in the mid-1980s. Gift to MFA September 20, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Tay Ann Jay


Reproduced with permission.

American, 1980s


Center back (jacket): 63.5 cm (25 in.) Center back (blouse): 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 66 cm (26 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool knit (jacket and skirt), silk plain weave and satin (blouse)


Textiles and Fashion Arts