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Otello Pink And Black Velvet Long Jacket

Item# 10064462


Otello Pink And Black Velvet Long Jacket

Evocative of costumes seen in the Met’s production of Otello, this gorgeous long black velvet jacket lined in pink silk features sleeves with slits, which turn back revealing the juxtaposition of contrasting fabrics.

Designed with side vents and a stand up collar, it is reversible and meant to be worn open.

Its elegant construction and generous size lend sophistication and comfort to both formal and less fancy evening attire.

  • Measures 33” from collar seam to bottom
  • Dry-clean only
  • S, M, L, XXL
     

Giuseppe Verdi’s Otello

Often cited as Italian opera’s greatest tragedy, Otello (1887) is a miraculous union of music and drama, a masterpiece as profound philosophically as it is thrilling theatrically. Shakespeare’s tale of an outsider, a great hero who can’t control his jealousy, was carefully molded by the librettist Arrigo Boito into a taut and powerful opera text. Otello almost wasn’t written: following the success of Aida and his setting of the Requiem mass in the early 1870s, Verdi considered himself retired, and it took Boito and publisher Giulio Ricordi several years to persuade him to take on a major new work.

 


 

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