Evening gown

British
late 20th century
Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Object Place: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Center back: 149.9 cm (59 in.)

Accession Number

2011.436

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave and pleated silk plain weave (chiffon)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black and cream silk parti-colored gown with long full sleeves of pleated chiffon sleeves. Back zipper and slit. Labeled in ink on Ivory ribbon “Yuki, London”

Provenance

2011, sold by Leslie Verrinder Collectibles, London, to Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of Frederic and Jean Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf made possible by Yuki

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.