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Woman's dress

English
1973
Designed by Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Dimensions

Center back: 45 cm (17 11/16 in.). Measurement taken of underdress only.

Accession Number

2010.1452

Medium or Technique

Synthetic plain weave (taffeta) and hand-printed plain weave (chiffon)

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Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green taffeta underdress overlayed with chiffon, sleeveless with deep v-neck onto which is attached draped chiffon panel which form a deep cowl in the front and extends over the shoulders, armholes cut in chiffon.

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London; 2010, sold by Verrinder to Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.