Cassock” style coat dress in black wool-silk with red trimming and small buttons. A Cardinal hat, with cord and tassel, a necklace-chain with cross complete the effect. The dress, known as “il pretino” (the priest), struck the fantasy of director Federico
Fellini and he suggested it for Anita Ekberg in the film “La dolce vita”. Sorelle Fontana’s creation for actress Ava Gardner.