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Woman's suit

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


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 50.8 cm (20 in.) Center back (skirt): 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.576.1-2

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave; artificial flowers

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Purple linen short sleeve jacket with faux button holes, center front metal zipper, and three artificial violet flower posies along lapel. Labeled: 4. White linen knee length pencil skirt with side slit. Labeled: “Valentino/ Night/ Made in Italy/ 4”.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift