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Woman's vest

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Woman's long vest made of pieced leather, sage colored with hand-painted bird and floral motifs; size extra small; made in Mexico. Interior labels: "Char Made in Mexico XS"

Provenance

2012, purchased by Pamela Parmal, Providence, RI at Shrimpton Couture, online; 2012, gift of Parmal to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jane Pappalardo

Mexican for American market, about 1970

Dimensions

Center back: 51.25 in.

Accession Number

2012.527

Medium or Technique

Pieced, stitched, and painted leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes