Art/ Collection/ Collection/ Art Object
{{img.publicCaption}}

Suit

Designer:
Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978)
Date:
1951
Culture:
American
Medium:
silk, wool
Credit Line:
Gift of Eleanor Searle Whitney McCollum, 1975
Accession Number:
1975.246.5a–c
Not on view
Capturing the colors of autumn, James created a suit of pronounced modernist shapes, complementing cashmere with an orange-rust silk satin.
Marking: [label] (handwritten) Charles James 51
Related Objects

Dress Form, Half

Artist: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Date: 1957 Medium: Paper, synthetic Accession: 2009.300.8551 On view in:Not on view

"Ribbon"

Artist: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Date: 1947 Medium: silk Accession: 2009.300.3369 On view in:Not on view

"Ribbon"

Artist: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Date: spring/summer 1947 Medium: silk Accession: 2009.300.3493 On view in:Not on view

Ball gown

Artist: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Date: 1953 Medium: silk Accession: 2009.300.3507 On view in:Not on view

Evening dress

Artist: Charles James (American, born Great Britain, 1906–1978) Date: 1946 Medium: silk Accession: 2009.300.3516 On view in:Not on view