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Woman's dress

1980s

Designed by Cyreld


Dimensions

Center back: 115 cm (45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.694

Medium or Technique

Silk (?) velvet; synthetic lamé; tulle; plastic zipper

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Collections

Contemporary Art , Europe , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long sleeved knee-length evening dress of black velvet with gold metallic lamé pleated collar trimmed with embroidered tulle (in imitation of lace). An attached self belt can be tied in a bow at the waist seam. Closes with a zipper at center back and three snaps at each cuff. Labelled at right back neck: "Cyreld / Paris"

Provenance

Before 2010, purchased by Jean S. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf