Deaccessioned December 19, 2013
Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)
Center back: 157.5 cm (62 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cream colored, draped silk jersey evening dress; simple, monastic design with round neckline, high waistline, cowl sleeves and back pleating that forms draped V-back. Hemline is longer in center front and back. Interior strap that sits below the bust.
Interior label: “YUKI LONDON” black stitching on white label.
"Yuki London" label on back waistline; black letters embroidered on white ground
By 2011, with Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, purchased from Verrinder by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011); December 18, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for transfer to Lasell College, Newton, MA.
Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf
Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.