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Designed by Giorgio Armani (Italian, born in 1934)


Center back (jacket): 102 cm (40 3/16 in.) Center back (top): 68.6 cm (27 in.) Length (pants): 106 cm (41 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave, rayon plain weave, plastic

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Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Single breasted shawl-collar jacket of beige wool with a single button closure and a single button at each cuff. Two horizontal pockets at the front and one check pocket, no back vent. Lined with beige rayon plain weave.

Long-sleeve blouse of light cream silk chiffon with nine buttons down center back (eight under covered placket) and button cuffs; shoulder pads.

Beige wool trousers with zip fly and extended tab closure, two slanted vertical pockets at the front and lined to the knee in rayon plain weave.


Interior label (jacket): "GIORGIO ARMANI / A. MILANO - BORGONUOVO 21" Fabric care label at interior right seam.

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" Size and fabric care label beneath.


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