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Woman's dress

French
1992
Designed by Christian Lacroix (French, born in 1951)


Dimensions

Center back: 74.9 cm (29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.565

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain-weave, gold-colored metal, rhinestones, metal and plastic zipper

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Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Halter sundress of polished cotton, printed with red, green, and gold floral pattern on black ground; ties, attached at center front, go over shoulders, cross, and lace through six gold and rhinestone rings along center back. Short zipper at center back of skirt. Labeled: “Christian Lacroix / Paris / 36 / Made in France / 100% cotton.” Attached paper hang tag with “Eté 1992”, model and color numbers. See object file.

Provenance

Purchased by donor in 1992; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes