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Evening suit comprising jacket, skirt and blouse in cream and gold brocade and aqua wool jersey

Coco Chanel1952/1962

Museum of the City of New York

Museum of the City of New York
New York, NY, United States

Evening suit comrpising jacket, skirt and blouse. A: Skirt in cream silk matelasse with gold Lurex brocade in scrolling Florentine pattern; A-line; above-knee length; waistband at natural waist, edged with gold braid trim and cream grosgrain ribbon; proper left and right side back zipper closures, hook-and-eye closures at waistband; cream China silk attached slip. B: Jacket in matching cream matelasse brocade; box-shaped, single-breasted; hip-length; notched collar in aqua wool jersey, deep V-neckline; 3/4-length sleeves, turn-back wool jersey cuffs; gold braid trim edging collar, center front opening, cuffs and hem; two gold square button closure; wool jersey lining, sleeves lined in aqua China silk. C: Blouse in aqua wool jersey; fitted, tucks into skirt; hip-length; slit neckline; sleeveless; aqua China silk band at hem; proper left side back zipper closure. Label, B: CHANEL 05907.

Details

  • Title: Evening suit comprising jacket, skirt and blouse in cream and gold brocade and aqua wool jersey
  • Creator: Coco Chanel
  • Creator Birth Date: 1883
  • Creator Death Date: 1971
  • Date Created: 1952/1962
  • Type: Skirt (garment), Jacket (garment), Blouse (main garment), Ensemble (costume)
  • Medium: Wool (textile), Silk (textile), Brocade (textile), Lurex (TM), Grosgrain ribbon, Braid (trimming), China silk, Jersey (textile)
  • Fashion house, designer, label: Chanel

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