Woman's ensemble (top, skirt)

American
about 1969
Designed by Norman Norell (American, 1900–1972), Retailed by I. Magnin & Co. (American, 1876-1994)


Dimensions

Top: Center back: 107 cm (42 1/8 in.) Skirt: Center back: 70.5 cm (27 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.41.1-2

Medium or Technique

Top: Silk jersey, knit; Skirt: Silk jersey, sequins

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Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s ensemble consisting of: dark brown, long sleeved, hip length jersey top with attached sash, zipper in back; full length sequined skirt, of off white jersey ground covered with brown and off-shite sequins in a brown spotted “cow” pattern; labels on both items: “Norman Norell for I.Magnin & Co.”

Provenance

By 2011 with Decades, Inc., Los Angeles; 2011, purchased from Decades by the MFA (Accession date: March 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund