Woman's two-part dress

American
Fall 1971
Designed by Rudi Gernreich (American (born in Austria), 1922–1985)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center Back (dress): 95.3 cm (37 1/2 in.) Overall (belt): 7.6 x 97.8 cm (3 x 38 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.465.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool knit and leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Wool knit dress with scoop neck, bodice and skirt in geometric pattern of trapezoids and triangles, sleeves and bottom of skirt in large square check. Matching wide belt, lined with leather. Dress labeled: “Rudi Gernreich designed for/ Harmon Knitwear/ 12”

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA from Resurrection, New York City, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange