Dress

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


Dimensions

Center back: 152.4 cm (60 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2291

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; V-neck front draped in upward sweeps in center front; long cowl sleeves that extend to below waist and open back with center back tie closure. No interior label.

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.