Pierre Cardin (French, born in 1922)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
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)
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
black knit minidress with red appliqué vinyl circles, and red vinyl bands at collar, cuffs, and hem. Label: “Pierre Cardin, Paris, New York”.
Brokered to Jim Smiley by a New Orleans charity organization; purchased by MFA from Jim Smiley, New Orleans, December 16, 1998.
Joyce Arnold Rusoff Fund
Reproduced with permission.