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Woman's dress

Italian
about 1967


Object Place: Florence, Italy

Dimensions

Center back: 99.1 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1348

Medium or Technique

Printed Silk knit; metal zipper

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short dress made of silk knit jersey, printed with bright orange, pink, green, purple, gray, blue and yellow geometric shapes, and signed “Emilio” , with 3/4 sleeves and a narrow chevron-patterned band trimming neckline and center front, ending at waistline. Skirt gathered at waist. 19” zipper down the center back. Four woven label across center back read, “14,” Emilio Pucci/Florence-Italy/100% pure silk/Made in Italy,” “100% silk/Made in Italy for/Lord & Taylor,” “To be dry cleaned/Lavare a secco.”

Provenance

About 1967, purchased by Barbara Rowe de Marneffe, MA at Lord & Taylor; gift of de Marneffe to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Rowe de Marneffe