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Shirt

American
1970s
Giorgio di Sant'Angelo (American, born in Italy, 1933–1989)


Place of Manufacture: Hong Kong

Dimensions

Center back: 63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

2013.256

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; appliqued

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Silk long sleeved shirt. High neck, button-closure at center back on top of a small keyhole opening. Shirt made up of different colored panels that make up an applique profile of a face. Brown hair flows down right arm, pink face, bright red pursed lips. Left shoulder is made of black sheer material.

Interior label: “GIORGIO SANT’ANGELO, 100% SILK, DRY CLEAN ONLY, MADE IN HONG KONG, SZ. 10”

Provenance

2012, sold by Palm Beach Vintage, Palm Beach, FL to Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf