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Dress

Designer:
Giorgio di Sant'Angelo (American, born Italy, 1933–1989)
Date:
spring/summer 1971
Culture:
American
Medium:
synthetic, suede, cotton
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin F. Price, 1998
Accession Number:
1998.493.189a, b
Not on view
In one of the great pilgrimages of modern fashion history, Giorgio di Sant'Angelo and Diana Vreeland went looking for the gypsy, in pursuit of the most colorful, authentic, and aboriginal form and manner of dress. That these two unlikely sophisticates came together in this passionate cause is itself romantic.
Marking: [label] "Sant'Angelo"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Our New Clothes: Acquisitions of the 1990s," April 6, 1999–August 22, 1999.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Infra-Apparel," April 1, 1993–August 8, 1993.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "WILD: Fashion Untamed," December 7, 2004–March 13, 2005.

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