Woman's dress

Italian
1995–1996
Designed for Dolce & Gabbana (Italian, founded in 1985)


Object Place: Milan, Italy

Dimensions

Center back: 92.71 cm (36 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1477.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk and elastane plain weave crepe (twisted in both warp and weft); printed; silk satin lining, elastane bra; metal

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless v-neck pink printed dress with roses in various shades of pink with yellow and black centers and green leaves and stems with a bubble-like hem. Lined in pink satin weave with a built in corset with eleven bones. The back has the same v as the font with a center back zipper and a hook and eye clasp, interior handing loops. Label at left shoulder: Dolce & Gabbana/Made in Italy and two attached tag read, 40 and Dolce & Gabbana/Made in Italy/GDRIU/SADL CA 00985/92% silk/8% elastane/Lining/68% silk/26% nylon/ 6% elastane with additional care instructions. Matching pink bra.

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift