Dress

British
Summer 1988
Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Object Place: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Center back: 71.1 cm (28 in.)

Accession Number

2011.411

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black and white cocktail dress. Pleated white top with sculptural black skirt. Bateau neckline with reduced seventeenth century ruff collar.

Interior label: “YUKI LONDON MADE IN THE U.K.” white with black thread “SUM’88 E139” white with blue ink.

Provenance

2011, sold by Leslie Verrinder Collectibles, London, to Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of Frederic and Jean Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf made possible by Yuki

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.