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Pantsuit

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


Dimensions

Center back (jacket): 71.1 cm (28 in.) Center back (top): 54 cm (21 1/4 in.) Length (pants): 106.5 cm (41 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1057.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool and rayon blend plain weave, rayon plain weave, plastic

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Collarless jacket of blush pink wool with crossover-style closure with five plastic buttons under covered placket and short pull-through tab at upper left chest. One button fastens at the neck as well. Two horizontal pockets at front, slit cuffs, lined in pink rayon plain weave, no back vent.

Sleeveless tank-style top of blush pink silk and rayon blend woven in vertical stripe with eight buttons down center back as closure.

Blush pink wool and rayon flat-front trousers with two front slant pockets and zipper with interior button closure at left hip. Half-lined with blush pink rayon plain weave.

Signed

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

Interior label (top): "GIORGIO ARMANI / A. MILANO - BORGONUOVO 21" Fabric care and size label also beneath.

Interior label (pants):"GIORGIO ARMANI / A. MILANO - BORGONUOVO 21 / MADE IN ITALY" Fabric care and size label also 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