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Woman's dress

American
Spring 2008


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 180.3 cm (71 in.) Center front: 154.3 cm (60 3/4 in.) Other (waist): 61 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number

2010.979

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey and silk machine net

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black evening dress with silk matte jersey draped skirt with train in the back, silk machine net bodice long sleeves and high neck, piping of silk jersy hand-stitched to bodice in swirling patterns; Zipper back closure. Runway model from Chado Ralph Rucci’s Spring 2008 line.

Label inside reads:
Chado Ralph Rucci
Dry Clean Only

Provenance

December, 2010, sold by Ralph Rucci, New York City, to the MFA (Accession date December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds provided by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston