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Woman's suit

Italian
1990s
Designed by Giorgio Armani (Italian, born in 1934)


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 53.3 cm (21 in.) Center back (shirt): 59.7 cm (23 1/2 in.) Center back (collar): 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.) Center back (skirt): 66 cm (26 in.)

Accession Number

2007.582.1-4

Medium or Technique

Wool twill, silk chevron twill, cotton plain weave.

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown and white collarless woman’s jacket with three buttons and pleated details from the breast pocket to the waist. Labeled: “Giorgio Armani/ via Borgonuovo, 21”. Cream blouse with chevron weave, rear button closure, and shoulder pads. Labeled: “Giorgio Armani/ via Borgonuovo, 21 - Milano/ Made in Italy/ set a/ 38”. Matching cream detachable collar with button closure. Brown and white lined pencil skirt with two front insert pockets. Labeled: “Giorgio Armani/ via Borgonuovo, 21 - Milano/ 38”.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Anonymous gift