Giorgio di Sant'Angelo (American, born Italy, 1933–1989)
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Trudy Elliott, 1985
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.