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Woman's ensemble in two parts: tunic and skirt

Gray silk tunic with black band at hem. Scalloped sides. Back zipper. Gray silk skirt with two black velvet bands at hem. Back zipper.

Provenance

By 2011, sold by a private family to Juliana Cairone, President of Rare Vintage, New York, during a trip to Italy; 2011, sold by Rare Vintage to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously

Italian, about 1960

Dimensions

Tunic: Center back: 80 cm (31 1/2 in.) Skirt: Center back: 61 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number

2011.487.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes