Ensemble, Pierre Cardin (French, born San Biagio di Callalta, Italy, 1922), (a) wool; (b) synthetics; (c, d) leather, French

Ensemble

Designer:
Pierre Cardin (French, born San Biagio di Callalta, Italy, 1922)
Date:
1971
Culture:
French
Medium:
(a) wool; (b) synthetics; (c, d) leather
Credit Line:
Gift of Pierre Cardin, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.25.7a–d
Not on view
Cardin developed the binary principle of the 1950s and 1960s Baby Doll in a chracteristically 1970s version. Thermometer-like pendants constituted a movemented outer cartridge to a glovelike interior garment. The high-waisted silhouette was starting to elongate in this period.
Marking: [label] "Pierre Cardin Paris/Tricots Pierre Cardin"
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dance," December 9, 1986–September 6, 1987.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Waist Not," March 30, 1994–August 21, 1994.

Kimbell Art Museum. "The Art of Fashion: The Radical Sixties," December 1, 1990–February 24, 1991.