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Dress

English
1970s
Designed by Bill Gibb (English, 1943–1988)


Dimensions

Center back: 148.6 cm (58 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2307

Medium or Technique

Polyester knit, plastic sequins

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s red polyester long dress with low square neckline, lined with rhinestones and long full sleeves. Center front bodice and wide flaring sleeve cuffs embellished with yellow, blue, and pink sequins. Front and back gathers at empire waist, side zipper. Red lace trim at hem. Interior label: “BIll Gibb London 12”

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