Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Dress

British
1990
Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Object Place: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Center back: 68.6 cm (27 in.)

Accession Number

2011.451

Medium or Technique

Nylon

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black velvet underdress with pleated black/green organza overlay. Sleeveless.

Interior label: “GNYUKI TORIMARU LONDON MADE IN ENGLAND” gray stitching on white label.

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); December 18, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for transfer to Lasell College, Newton, MA.

Credit Line

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

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.