Turquoise Silk Cocoon Jacket

Price: $350.00 Members: $315.00

color: TURQUOISE


Item:10066778

Description

Turquoise Silk Cocoon Jacket

Made of handwoven, iridescent Thai silk, this elegant turquoise jacket by Richard Tsao is fashioned from seven yards of shirred silk, in his signature cocoon style.

It features full-length sleeves, fabric covered buttons and a sensibility reminiscent of the striking costumes created for the Met’s exquisite production of Madama Butterfly.

  • Turquoise
  • Hand-woven Thai silk
  • Silk-covered buttons
  • One size fits most
  • Dry-clean only
  • Tailor-made in Thailand

History

Puccini’s original version of Madama Butterfly premiered at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala in 1904. The composer was inspired to write an opera about a tragic love between a young Japanese geisha and an American Navy officer after seeing David Belasco’s play by the same name performed in London in June 1900. Puccini’s score includes many Japanese folk melodies, and is one of his most sweeping and sophisticated. It remains one of the world’s most popular operas.

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