Woman's dress

French
about 1965
Pierre Cardin (French, born in 1922)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.) Center back: 88.9 cm (35 in.) Costume: 36 3/4 x 36 x 37 1/2 in. (93.3 x 91.4 x 95.3 cm)

Accession Number

1998.436

Medium or Technique

Wool double-knit, vinyl appliqués

Out on Loan

On display at Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Japan, June 10, 2017 – October 15, 2017

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

black knit minidress with red appliqué vinyl circles, and red vinyl bands at collar, cuffs, and hem. Label: “Pierre Cardin, Paris, New York”.

Provenance

Brokered to Jim Smiley by a New Orleans charity organization; purchased by MFA from Jim Smiley, New Orleans, December 16, 1998.

Credit Line

Joyce Arnold Rusoff Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.