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Woman's dress with shawl

Italian
1990s
Designed by Valentino Garavani (known as Valentino) (Italian, born in 1932), For House of Valentino (Italian, founded 1959), Label / line Valentino Boutique (Italian, founded 1960)


Dimensions

Center back (dress): 84.5 cm (33 1/4 in.) Length (shawl): 228.6 cm (90 in.)

Accession Number

2007.579.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon) over silk plain weave, trimmed with silk satin

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Olive green dress with a plain yoke neck top, scalloped edge, and a two tier pleated skirt. Labeled: “Valentino Boutique/ 4/ Made in Italy”. Olive green silk shawl with gold overtoned lace border along two edges and pleated silk ends.

Provenance

Purchased by donor in the 1990s; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Anonymous gift