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Woman's dress

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black knit minidress with red appliqué vinyl circles, and red vinyl bands at collar, cuffs, and hem. Label: "Pierre Cardin, Paris, New York".

Provenance

Brokered to Jim Smiley by a New Orleans charity organization; purchased by MFA from Jim Smiley, New Orleans, December 16, 1998.

Credit Line

Joyce Arnold Rusoff Fund

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

French, about 1965

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 32 1/2 in. (82.6 cm)

Accession Number

1998.436

Medium or Technique

Wool double-knit, vinyl appliqués

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes