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Evening dress and cape: "Satelite" (cape)

1976
Ottavio and Rosita Missoni (Italian, born in 1921 and 1931 Italian)


Object Place: Varese, Italy

Dimensions

Center back: 36 in. (91.4 cm)

Accession Number

1999.280.2

Medium or Technique

Printed Silk knit nit

Not On View

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

Copyright

© Missoni