KCIDigital Archives

The KCI Digital Archives on the KCI website presents image and text information for the objects in the collection, arranged in chronological order.

ケープ

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ケープ

1964年頃

Designer
Emilio Pucci
Brand
Emilio Pucci
Label
EMILIO PUCCI FLORENCE-ITALY
Material
Pink silk georgette hooded cape; printed with mask motif.
Inventory Number(s)
AC6821 90-26-1

This vivid silk-screen print shows motifs of African masks. The textile of this cape is a typical example of Pucci prints. This cape was worn over a swimsuit or jumpsuit at resort resorts.
Emilio Pucci, a Florentine aristocrat, began his fashion career in 1947. He started his business at his family home parazzo, and opened his boutique in Capri in 1950. With brilliant prints making use of the advanced Italian techniques, he swept the world, starting from the U.S. market. His dresses or "Parazzo pajamas" made of light and thin silk georgette, silk tricot, "crêpe de Chine" were favored by jet setters all over the world.

1960s