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Gabrielle CHANEL

France 1883 – 1971


commenced 1914

couture house (organisation)

Woman's black satin jacket c.1927 Description: : mandarin style collar, one self covered button, stitched bands of self fabric front and back, pockets let in to bands. Darting inner elbow.
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, silk

Primary Insc: Label, left sleeve, woven brown or beige, 'CHANEL'. Label attached to main label, pen and ink style no., '90400'.
Dimensions: centre back length 67.4 h cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1408.1