Dress

British
1987
Designed by Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Dimensions

Center back: 147.3 cm (58 in.)

Accession Number

2011.471

Medium or Technique

Pleated silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Royal blue long evening dress of finely pleated silk, with batwing arms gathered into the waistline embellished with blue glass beads, beading also forms a wide yoke at collar. Buttons at top back.

Provenance

2011, gift of Gnyuki Torimaru and Frederic and Jean Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

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

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.