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1957 Chanel Jacket "The hardest thing about my work is enabling women to move with ease, to move like they're not in costume," said Chanel.

Chanel White Wool Boucle Ensemble French, 1960s Comprising a dress with black taffeta sleeveless bodice and slim wool skirt and a coat with slit pockets stacked three high on each side, black taffeta insets on sleeves, quilted lining, leather belt, and black leather buttons with Chanel logo, buttons repeated on skirt

Suit House of Chanel (French, founded 1913) Designer: Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, Saumur 1883–1971 Paris) Date: ca. 1965 Culture: French Medium: silk, wool Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 41 in. (104.1 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Dietrich von Bothmer, 1978

CHANEL, Marie Claire (France) September 1965 white suit jacket skirt designer vintage fashion style wool winter woven satin

Suit House of Chanel (French, founded 1913) Designer: Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel (French, Saumur 1883–1971 Paris) Date: 1965–75 Culture: French Medium: wool Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 23 in. (58.4 cm) Length (b): 21 1/2 in. (54.6 cm) Length at CB (c): 24 in. (61 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Giorgio Uzielli, 1984