Woman's ensemble

about 1970
Designed by Adolfo Sardiña, known as Adolfo (American (born in Cuba in 1933)), Retailed by Giorgio Beverly Hills (American, 1961–1987)

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back (blouse): 64.1 cm (25 1/4 in.) Center back (skirt): 115.6 cm (45 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Blouse: Cotton plain weave, printed; plastic Skirt: Cotton plain weave, printed; lined with cotton plain weave; metal

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s Edwardian-style red and white, gingham-print blouse with high ruffled collar, puff shoulders and fitted sleeves, with ruffled peplum. Black faceted plastic buttons down center front and extending from cuffs to elbow along sleeves.

Floor-length cotton skirt with large-scale red and white gingham print and deep, ruffled flounce at hem. Hook and eye, button and zipper closures at left hip. Lined in stiff off-white linen (?).


Two interior labels: "ADOLFO/New York" and "Giorgio/Beverly Hills."


By 2009, The Way We Wore, Inc., Los Angeles, CA; sold by The Way We Wore to the MFA. (Accession date: February 24, 2010)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Doris May


Reproduced with permission.