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Clothing, Suit

Works of Art (24)

"Bar" suit and jacket, spring/summer 1947, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Silk shantung (C.I.58.34.30)

Skirt, executed in 1969 from a 1947 design, Reproduction of a skirt designed by Christian Dior (French), Wool (C.I.69.40)
"Bondage" suit, 1976, Vivienne Westwood (British); Malcolm McLaren (British), Black cotton with metal fittings (2004.15a,b)

"Bondage" pants, late 1970s, Vivienne Westwood (British); Malcolm McLaren (British), Black cotton sateen with two-piece matching black wool over-kilt (2003.479a–c)
"Claro" ensemble, fall/winter 1957–58, Christian Dior (French); Christian Dior Haute Couture (French), Wool (C.I.65.14.18a-c)
Cocktail ensemble, ca. 1964, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Black silk and synthetic pile; ivory polyester blend damask with black nylon jersey (1973.297.2a,b)
Court suit, late 18th–early 19th century, French, Blue patterned velvet embroidered in gold and silver metallic threads, blue and white silk threads (1983.384.1a-c)
Day ensemble, 1967, Bonnie Cashin (American), Natural cotton, red-and-blue plaid wool, and navy blue wool jersey (C.I.68.34a-c)
Day ensemble, ca. 1927, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Silk, wool, metal (1984.28a-c)
Day suit, 1911–13, English, Wool, silk (C.I.37.46.177a,b)
Day suit, ca. 1937, Jean Patou (French), Black wool gabardine with silk grosgrain inserts (1978.165.20a,b)
Dinner suit, 1950, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Gray wool flannel, gunmetal gray silk (2009.300.352a,b)
Ensemble, ca. 1979, Giorgio Armani (Italian), Maize waxed linen; sheer houndstooth woven rayon (1984.586.2a–c)
Ensemble, ca. 1999, Prada (Italian), Brown and white faux tweed checked cotton with brown leather trim (2002.561.1a–d)
Evening jacket, 1938, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Deep magenta rayon crepe embroidered with metallic thread and polychrome sequins with plastic insect buttons (1974.338.2)

Dinner Suit, 1937–1938, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Green silk crepe and green silk velvet embroidered with metallic thread and red and pink rhinestones with half dome shaped plastic buttons inset with flowers (1978.288.19a–c)
Men's ensemble, ca. 1790, French, Three-piece men's suit composed of tailcoat, waistcoat, and breeches of green silk velvet with green and yellow silk brocade and ivory silk twill and ivory linen lining (2003.45a–c)
Pantsuit, spring/summer 1970, Designed by Yves Saint Laurent (French, born Algeria), Cotton (1984.598.96a–c)
Shirt, ca. 1935–37, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Wool (1976.29.7)
Suit, 1774–92, French (Paris), Silk (C.I.61.13.2a-c)
Suit, 1950, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Mulberry wool broadcloth (2009.300.10a,b)
Suit, fall 1938, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Plaid rayon crepe, blue plastic (1974.338.5a,b)
Suit, fall 1964, Bonnie Cashin (American), Magenta-and-plum checked wool mohair, plum wool double knit, plum suede (1979.431.51a-c)
Suit, fall/winter 1938–39, Elsa Schiaparelli (Italian), Wool (1974.338.1a,b)
Suit, Hugo Boss, designed by James Rosenquist (American), DuPont Tyvek® (1998.431.1a-e)
Theater suit, 1938, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French), Silk (C.I.54.16.1a,b)
Theater suit, 1951, Charles James (American, born Great Britain), Copper silk satin, black wool cashmere (1975.246.5a–c)