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Woman's girdle

late 1950s–early 1960s
Designed by Emilio Pucci (Italian, 1914–1992), For Formfit (American)

Object Place: United States


Overall: 31.8 x 40.6 cm (12 1/2 x 16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Machine-made lace, nylon, elastic, satin ribbons, metal and plastic clasps

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s black lace girdle with cream knit lining and ribbon detail and black garters. Labeled: “Lord & Taylor/Fifth Avenue;” “The Designers Collection by Formfit/Created by Emilio Pucci/Made in the U.S.A.;” “The Designers Collection by Formfit/32-MED”


Gift to the MFA, October 27, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Martin R. and Mrs. E. Lebowitz in memory of Henry and Esther Lebowitz, parents of Dr. Martin R. Lebowitz