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Woman's dress (bodysuit and skirt)

1979
Designed by Gianni Versace (Italian, 1946–1997)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Center back (top) 26 in. (66 cm); Center back (skirt): 78.74 cm (31 in.)

Accession Number

1999.130a-b

Medium or Technique

Rayon, polyester, nylon, Lurex; knitted, printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Checkerboard patterned purple and white leotard with matching handkerchief wrap short skirt, highlighted with blue/red patterned areas of fabric. Label: “Gianni Versace”

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Mary Lipshut, Australia, 1999.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange