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Giorgio ARMANI

Piacenza, Italy born 1934



Milan, Italy commenced 1975

fashion house (organisation)

Shorts with belt
black embossed leather
(1981) Description: embossed pattern similar to jacket, fitted waistband, belt carriers, front two pleats with slide pocket each side, fly front closure, metal zip, hem- line curved and self bound, inside leg longer than outside leg, waistband extended with one bound buttonhole, rouleau cord belt of black leather finished at ends with brown plastic tortoishell and black plastic hook/eye
Materials & Technique: costume and dress, costumes, leather, synthetic, plastic buttons, metal

Primary Insc: Label, right front, woven purple on white, "MADE IN ITALY/ FOR/ BERGDORF/ GOODMAN". Label, right front, woven black on white, "GIORGIO ARMANI/ MADE IN ITALY". Label, right front, woven (printed) black on white, "MADE IN ITALY/ 100% GENUINE LEATHER/ lining (if any):/ 100% rayon/viscose/ Quillting (if any):/ 100% polyester/ cleaning instructions:/ Leather clean only". (Further instructions in German, Italian and French).
Dimensions: centre back length 64.0 h cm belt 82.0 h cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of John Kaldor 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.103.2.A-B