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Evening dress

Designer:
Giorgio di Sant'Angelo (American, born Italy, 1933–1989)
Date:
ca. 1975
Culture:
American
Medium:
synthetic
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Trudy Elliott, 1985
Accession Number:
2009.300.1021a, b
Not on view
Giorgio di Sant'Angelo was noted for his use of multiple inspirations. In this evening dress, he combines both Renaissance and gypsy or possibly Native American influences. The ribbon and braid appliqué are reminiscent of Seminole patchwork.
Marking: Label: "Sant'Angelo"
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