Oscar de la Renta, Oatmeal and Blue Wool Skirt Suit

Title

Oscar de la Renta, Oatmeal and Blue Wool Skirt Suit

Description

Straight knee-length skirt suit in oatmeal and baby blue brushed wool with chenille embroidery running along the front panel of the jacket. Neck is a flat collar; sleeve are set in the shoulder and made of two panels with a seam running from shoulder tip to cuff. Jacket bodice is made of 6 panels and sits slightly below the waist. Pencil skirt is shaped along the waist with a total of 8 darts: 4 at the front, 4 at the back. Jacket has no pocket and is closed by 5 fabric-covered buttons. Skirt is closed by an invisible zipper along the left hip.

Creator

Oscar de la Renta, 1932-2014, Designer

Date

1990-1999

Contributor

Gift from Anonymous donor

Identifier

HCC_FA_2018_P2-1674

Coverage

Italy

Extent

Jacket Bust: 37"; Skirt Waist: 26"

Curator Notes

Excellent condition.

Textile

Wool, Alpaca, Mohair, and Nylon Boucle

Photographer

Shane Patrick Qureshi

Curator

HCC Fashion Dept. Curatorial Team

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Citation

Oscar de la Renta, 1932-2014, Designer, “Oscar de la Renta, Oatmeal and Blue Wool Skirt Suit,” HCC Fashion Archive, accessed March 28, 2020, https://hccfashion.omeka.net/items/show/505.

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