pantsuit

 
Design House
Creation date
Materials
acetate, silk
Mark Descriptions
Moschino Couture! / Made in Italy
Credit line
Textile Arts Fund
Accession number
2009.558A-B
Collection
Not Currently On View

The ‘brick wall’ suit is a classic example of the House of Moschino’s use of conceptual incongruity. This simple, meticulously constructed woman’s pantsuit is straightforward in style and silhouette, but the surface design, printed bricks, envelops the wearer like the façade of a building.

Stephanie Kaster, New York; {1} (Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, Illinois); {2} purchased by Indianapolis Museum of Art in 2009.

{1} Information provided by Hindman in correspondence.
{2} See catalogue, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago, Vintage Couture and Accessories, 19 April 2009, lot 318.
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