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Woman's dress

French
about 1966
Paco Rabanne (Spanish (active in France), born in 1934)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back: 52.07 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1999.129

Medium or Technique

Coated paper laminate, aluminum, chromed metal

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless, bib-front micro-mini dress of thin black plasticized cardboard plates of rectangular shape, every other plate riveted with smaller plate of embossed aluminum. Plates linked together with circular chrome links. Back hook closure. Label (paper): “paco rabanne, paris, Made in France”

Provenance

Acquired by dealer from Mme. Francoise Auguet, Paris; purchased by MFA from Cora Ginsburg LLC, 1999.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange