Patrick Kelly Leopard Print Bustier

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About

Patrick Kelly (September 24, 1954 – January 1, 1990) was a New York City/Paris based (African American) Women's Wear Designer who at the age of 35 died on New Year's Day 1990 due to complications of AIDS.

In 2004, the Brooklyn Museum of Art presented a retrospective of his work (April 2004 - September 2004).

His designs wore sold at prestigious retailers such as Henri Bendels, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdale's in New York City and worn by movie stars and celebrities like Isabella Rossellini, Bette Davis, Cicely Tyson, Grace Jones.



This Patrick Kelly bustier is made from a textured cotton with black and white leopard print. It ties in the back, adjusting to size.
Details
Designer
Patrick Kelly
Place of Origin
France
Period
Late 20th Century
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
10 in. L
25 cm L
Marked Size
6 (US)
Bust
34-38
Length
10 in. (25 cm)
Dealer Location
Topanga, CA
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
U09071051105
About The Seller
Address
Post Script
1836 Arteique Rd.
Topanga CA 90290
US
(646) 846-1818
1stdibs Dealer since 2009 Located in Topanga, CA