Woman's dress

American
1980s
Designed by Stephen Yearick


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back (150cm)

Accession Number

2009.4201

Medium or Technique

Plastic sequins; silk plain weave; silk satin weave; rhinestones; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long gold and irridescent sequin embellished strapless dress. face of the textile consists of silk satin weave in gold which is only visible at the neckline interior due to the heavy embellishment. Sequins are machine sewn on in vertical rows. Clear rhinestones in a variety of shapes accent the neckline and trickle down thrugh the bust area. The dress is fitted through the bodice, hips and thighs and flares out beyond this point into a circle skirt. The back of the dress has the same neckline design and gold sequin embellishment as the front. Short train in back. Bodice is boned with bust cups. Interior elastic waistband. Center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Fully lined in tan silk plain weave. INTERIOR LABEL: “STEPHEN YEARICK” (embroidered signature)

Provenance

By 2009, in collection of Yolanda Cellucci of Waltham, MA; gift of Cellucci to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Yolanda of Yolanda Enterprises Inc.