Dress

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


Dimensions

Center back: 149.9 cm (59 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2290

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream colored, draped silk jersey evening dress with V-neck front with zipper; sleeveless with long draping at sides; simple back with high V-back. Interior waist band that sits below bust.

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

Signed

"Yuki London" black embroidered on white ground; "177" penciled in on small tab attached to label.

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.