Woman's dress

American
late 1980s
Designed by Adolfo Sardiña, known as Adolfo (American (born in Cuba in 1933)), Retailed by Saks Fifth Avenue (American, founded 1898)


Dimensions

Center back: 109.2 cm (43 in.)

Accession Number

2007.772

Medium or Technique

Wool and rayon knit, with goldtone buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream knit dress with contrasting bright green details at collar, cuffs, hip pockets, and front closure. Finished with twelve gold buttons running down front of dress, and buttons on “faux” pockets and sleeves. Labeled: “Adolfo at Saks Fifth Avenue”

Provenance

Donor purchased in the 1980s; Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA, September 19, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.