Dress

British
late 20th century
Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Object Place: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Center back: 94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number

2011.437

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long-sleeved raw silk dress with ruffled hemline. Beige woven raw silk with brown lining, drop waist line, knee-length skirt, and crew neckline with extended back collar.

Interior label: “YUKI OF LONDON MADE IN ENGLAND” white label with maroon stitching.

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.