The design of this jacket underscores Chanel's philosophy for dressing a "new breed" of women in the early decades of the 20th century. Her design moves away from traditional tailoring of earlier jackets and results in a garment that is less structured and thus more comfortable.
Place object was created: France
Measurements: height: 45 inchesGift of the Mint Museum Auxiliary, donated by Mildred Taylor Cook 1983.75.467A-C
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