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Evening dress

French (Paris)
1962
Designed by Madame Grès (French, 1903–1993 French)


Object Place, Paris, France

Dimensions

Center Front: 134.6 cm (53 in.) Center back: 124.5 cm (49 in.)

Accession Number

1998.434

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit (jersey)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Full-length, Grecian-inspired, asymmetrical evening dress in pink, white and lavender pleated silk jersey. Labeled: "Grès Paris"

Provenance

Purchased at auction of Mme. Grès Archive, Christie's, London, by the MFA, December 18, 1998

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund