Pierre Cardin (French, born San Biagio di Callalta, Italy, 1922)
(a) wool; (b) synthetics; (c, d) leather
Gift of Pierre Cardin, 1977
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.