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Woman's ensemble in three part

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Knitted tube dress with spaghetti straps, elasticized at top, waist and skirt hem; knitted with horizontal stripes of Lurex, then overprinted in multicolored abstract design. Matching long-sleeved blouson jacket with shoulder yoke, elasticized at waist and cuffs, buttons in front, and...

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Provenance

Purchased by Mary Lipshut as stock for shop, Meredith; purchased by MFA from Mary Lipshut, 1999.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange

Copyright

© Missoni

Italian, about 1978

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Dress (center front): 38 in. (96.5 cm); jacket (center back): 23 in. (58.4 cm); collar (center back): 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)

Accession Number

1999.279.1-3

Medium or Technique

Printed silk, polyester and Lurex knit

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes