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Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Center back: 180.3 cm (71 in.) Center front: 154.3 cm (60 3/4 in.) Other (waist): 61 cm (24 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk jersey and silk machine net
Not On View
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
December, 2010, sold by Ralph Rucci, New York City, to the MFA (Accession date December 15, 2010)
Museum purchase with funds provided by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston