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Evening dress and cape: "Satelite" (cape)

1976

Ottavio and Rosita Missoni, Italian, born in 1921 and 1931 Italian


Dimensions

Center back: 36 in. (91.4 cm)

Accession Number

1999.280.2

Medium or Technique

Printed Silk knit nit

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Collections

Contemporary Art , Europe , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

"Satellite" Evening cape of fabric printed with tiny dots in a pattern of rays, creating a shimmering optical effect. Knitted silk tape binding and straps, ties on cape. Label: "Missoni Made in Italy 100% silk"

Provenance

Purchased by Mary Lipshut as stock for shop, Meredith

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange