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Woman's ensemble

Italian
1970s
Designed for Missoni (Italian, founded 1953)


Dimensions

Vest Center back: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.) Halter Center front: 35.6 cm (14 in.) Pants Center back: 109.2 cm (43 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5171.1-3

Medium or Technique

Vest: Silk knit Halter: Silk knit Pants: Silk knit

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Vest with pink, purple, orange, yellow, white, and brown vertical stripes. Gathered at shoulders and along elastic waistband. Orange tie at center front and back.
Halter: Knit halter top with shades of pink, purple, orange, yellow, and brown “flame stitch.”
Pants: Wide leg knit pants with shades of purple, pink, and brown “flame stitch” patterning and elastic waistband.

Provenance

1970s, purchased by Marie Cosindas, Boston; gift of Cosindas to the MFA (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Marie Cosindas