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Dress

American
about 1970
Designed by Alfred Fiandaca (American, 1940-2013)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center back (dress): 85 cm (33 7/16 in.) Length (belt): 103 cm (40 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.348.1-2

Medium or Technique

Dress: silk plain weave; pleated, metal Belt: silk satin weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Strapless cocktail dress made of beige pleated silk, with three-dimensional sculptural elements at hemline, neckline, and natural waist. Zipper at center back with three interior labels: “Fiandaca/Couture,” “Dry Clean Only,” and “Lot 604/Size 8.” Belt: beige silk satin ribbon.

Provenance

By 2009, Caroline Collings, Boston, MA; gift of Collings to the MFA (Accession date: May 19, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of The Collings Foundation

Copyright

© Alfred Fiandaca