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Woman's dress

American
about 1990


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number

2009.333

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Provenance

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