Woman's dress

American (Boston)
1960s
Designed by Alfred Fiandaca (American, 1940-2013)


Dimensions

Center back (dress): 108 cm (42 1/2 in.) Center front (dress): 102.9 cm (40 1/2 in.) Length x width (scarf): 116.8 x 28.6 cm (46 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2007.289.1-2

Medium or Technique

Voided silk velvet and silk taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black voided silk velvet knee length dress with rounded neck, princess-style pleated panels, vertical rows of irregular heart shaped motifs, flared long sleeves, and metal zippers at center back and on sleeve cuffs. Labeled: “Alfred Fiandaca” Condition: Whitish stains on lower front and inside left sleeve. Matching black voided silk velvet scarf with black silk taffeta lining.

Provenance

Purchased by donor in the 1960s; Gift to MFA March 21, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Daphne Farago

Copyright

© Alfred Fiandaca