Woman's dress

American
1980s
Designed for Calvin Klein, Inc. (American, founded 1968)


Place of Creation: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 91.4 cm (36 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1349

Medium or Technique

Wool, nylon, and Spandex plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short black wool dress, seamed down center front and back. Slit pockets along at each side seam. Long batwing sleeves are cut in one with the front and back dress panels. Two woven labels “Calvin Klein” and “Made in Italy” at center back.

Provenance

1980s, purchased by Barbara Rowe de Marneffe, MA; gift of de Marneffe to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Rowe de Marneffe