Evening dress and cape: "Satelite" (dress)

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


Object Place: Varese, Italy

Dimensions

Center back: 41 in. (104.1 cm)

Accession Number

1999.280.1

Medium or Technique

Printed Silk knit nit

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

“Satellite”: Black and white full-length dress with spaghetti straps. 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; purchased by MFA from Mary Lipshut, 1999.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange

Copyright

© Missoni