Requires Photography

Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Dress

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


Dimensions

Center back: 137.2 cm (54 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2292

Medium or Technique

Rayon jersey

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Draped white jersey monastic style evening dress with V-neck and V-back and cap sleeves forming long cowls; draped to form soft pleats that meet in the center front.

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

Signed

"Yuki London" label on back waist; black embroidered letters 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); December 18, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for transfer to Lasell College, Newton, MA.

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.