Woman's dress

French
about 1968
Designed by Pierre Cardin (French, born in 1922)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back: 83.82 cm (33 in.)

Accession Number

2008.713

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; silk twill weave; metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless orange wool mini dress with a round neck and circular shapes at the hem. Seam runs across bust with vertical seams that are 2.5” apart down the dress from the seam at bust. At the hem there are half circles at the bottom of each seam. 20” orange zipper down the center back. Orange silk twill weave lining with a label at left shoulder “Pierre Cardin/ Paris New York.”

Provenance

By 2008, with Resurrection Vintage, New York, NY; purchased by the MFA, September 17, 2008

Credit Line

Musem purchase with funds donated by Mrs. Doris May and Mrs. Marie Cosindas

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.