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

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Long sleeve black single-breasted suit jacket or blazer with pointed collar, no lapel, and flared peplum and cuffs; closes at center front with five beaded buttons. The jacket is beaded at the hem, cuffs, and collar in with black plastic cylindrical, faceted, and round beads. Lined in black silk...

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Before 2010, purchased by Jean S. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

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Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, 1980s–1990s

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Jacket: Center back: 60 cm (23 5/8 in.) Skirt: Center back: 56 cm (22 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave; silk plain weave (crepe); plastic beads; synthetic satin weave; plastic zipper


Textiles and Fashion Arts