Dress

British
1976
Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Dimensions

Center back: 151.1 cm (59 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2288

Medium or Technique

Viscose jersey

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blush colored, draped jersey halter neck backless, sleeveless evening dress with plunging, draped neckline.

Interior label: “YUKI LONDON” black stitching on white label.

Signed

"Yuki London" label at center back collar; black letters embroidered on white ground

Provenance

By 2011, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by TinTin Collectibles to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.