Thumbnail-size images of copyrighted artworks are displayed under fair use, in accordance with guidelines recommended by the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts, published by the College Art Association in February 2015.

Pantsuit

Italian
1980s
Designed by Giorgio Armani (Italian, born in 1934)


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 87.5 cm (34 7/16 in.) Center back (top): 64.9 cm (25 9/16 in.) Center back (pants): 104.9 cm (41 5/16 in.) Center back (skirt): 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1055.1-4

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave, rayon plain weave, plastic

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Navy blue wool single-breasted peak lapel suit jacket with single-button front closure, two horizontal front pockets, single buttons at cuffs, no back vent, lined in blue rayon plain weave.

Navy blue silk chiffon short sleeve collarless blouse with nine buttons down center back (eight hidden under covered placket) and shoulder pads.

Navy wool flat front suit pants with two vertical pockets at the front and zip fly closure.

Navy blue wool suit skirt with zipper at right hip.

Signed

Interior label (jacket): "GIORGIO ARMANI / A. MILANO - BORGONUOVO 21" "MADE IN ITALY"

Interior label (top): "GIORGIO ARMANI / A. MILANO - BORGONUOVO 21" Size and care labels beneath.

Interior label (pants): "GIORGIO ARMANI / A. MILANO - BORGONUOVO 21" "MADE IN ITALY" Size and fabric care labels beneath.

Interior label (skirt): "GIORGIO ARMANI / A. MILANO - BORGONUOVO 21" Size and fabric care labels beneath.

Provenance

1980s, purchased by Lizbeth Krupp, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2012, gift of Krupp to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Lizbeth Krupp