Woman's ensemble

Italian
about 1978
Ottavio and Rosita Missoni (Italian, born in 1921 and 1931)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Dress (center front): 38 in. (96.5 cm); jacket (center back): 23 in. (58.4 cm); collar (center back): 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)

Accession Number

1999.279.1-3

Medium or Technique

Printed silk, polyester and Lurex knit

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knitted tube dress with spaghetti straps, elasticized at top, waist and skirt hem; knitted with horizontal stripes of Lurex, then overprinted in multicolored abstract design. Matching long-sleeved blouson jacket with shoulder yoke, elasticized at waist and cuffs, buttons in front, and ruffled/tucked collar, elasticized at top. Original hang tag. Label: “Missoni”

Provenance

Purchased by Mary Lipshut as stock for shop, Meredith; purchased by MFA from Mary Lipshut, 1999.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange

Copyright

© Missoni