Woman's dress

American
late 1970s
Designed by Adele Simpson (American, 1903–1995)


Dimensions

Center back: 146.1 cm (57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.776

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (crepe), metal and rhinestone buttons, silk plain weave lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black floor length evening dress with long sleeves, bodice gathered to left side in peplum effect with 6 rhinestone buttons. Labeled: “Adele Simpson/ New York/ Made in USA”

Provenance

Gift of Joan Raines to the MFA, September 19, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Adele Simpson