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Woman's dress

American
1980s


Object Place: United States

Accession Number

2009.4223

Medium or Technique

Sequins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Nude silk V neckline, sleeveless gown with silver and light pink sewn on sequins, clear beading and rhinestones. Neckline features an added piece of chiffon covered in silver sequins and clear beads repeatign the V shape of the neckline. Beading and sequin design radiates from the neckline and armholes with a swirling vertical pieces of sheer light pink chiffon alone, extending down to the hem. The neckline and armholes are bordered by rhinestones and clear beads. These elements from the front continue on the back, back neckline is a deep V with a center back zipper and hook and eye closure. Back features a small train. Garment fully lined in light pink silk chiffon with french seaming. INTERIOR LABEL: (unknown 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.