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Woman's dress

American
late 20th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back: (150cm)

Accession Number

2009.4206

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave; plastic beads; metal; silk plain weave (crepe); tulle

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

“Chandelier Gown” Off-white, floor length gown with empire waistline and V neckline. Corded shoulder straps, heavily beaded bodice with clear and silver toned beads. Silk plain weave (crepe) overlay on skirt with strands of silver and clear beads in loops. This beading design creates the appearance of a “chandelier”. Center back zipper and hook and eye closure, back deep V neckline and trian at hem. Interior layers of tulle in skirt with off-white silk satin weave lining. INTERIOR LABEL: “MONIQUW LHULLIER”

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.