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Woman's dress

about 1990

Object Place: New York, New York, United States


Center back: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool and alpaca knit; metal snaps and zipper; Silk knit nit lining

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Brown boucle long-sleeved dress draped at the low waist. Skirt wrapped around waist from right side, snaps at rear left hip and loops through slit at right side. Zipper at center back. Silk knit lining. Six interior labels: “Donna Karan/New York,” “8,” “Made in USA/of imported fabric,” “Dry clean/only,” “70% Alpaca/ 30% Wool,” and International Ladies Garment Workers Union label.


December 18, 2008, purchased from Skinner Auctioneers [Sale no. 2438, lot 675A]; Accession date: February 25, 2009

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston