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Woman's dress

late 20th century

Object Place: United States


Center back (160cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave cording; plastic sequins; silk plain weave (crepe) chiffon; ostrich feathers; metal; silk satin weave

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



White long dress with white cording fur shoulder straps and a dense cowl neckline. Bodice has white beads and sequins in a small swirl pattern that extends down to the asymmetrical hemline. Before the hem are sewn on, grouped Ostrich feathers in white. These patterns of feathers exten down the sheer overlay of bead and sequin covered chiffon that is floor length. The back neckline is a shallow V with the same designs as the front of the dress. Interior of the fem has extra layers of chiffon and is fully lined in silk plain weave, lustous material.


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.