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Skirt suit

Italian
1980s
Designed by Gianni Versace (Italian, 1946–1997)


Dimensions

Center back: 87.6 cm (34 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1051.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave, silk plain weave, plastic

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Single-breasted coat of charcoal grey wool with pink silk top-stitched collar and green silk cuffs; row of five large faux-pearl buttons down center front and one at each cuff. Two horizontal front pockets, no back vent; lined in black silk plain weave.

Pink silk kimono-style wrap blouse with top-stitched self collar and cuffs with large faux-pearl buttons at each wrist. Blouse buttons right over left with two buttons at hem and one at chest.

Mini skirt of charcoal gray wool with wide top-stitched waistband and draped front panel.

Signed

Interior label (coat): "Gianni Versace / couture" and at center back neck: "Made in Italy" Fabric care label on left interior side seam.

Interior label (blouse): "Gianni Versace / couture"

Interior label (skirt): "Gianni Versace / couture" 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