Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Woman's dress

British
1975
Designed by Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Dimensions

Center back: 60.5 cm (23 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1453

Medium or Technique

Synthetic knit (jersey)

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Charcoal gray draped jersey dress. Two rectangular panels of jersey, seamed down center front and back and gathered around band collar.

Signed

Interior label reads:"GNYUKI TORIMARU LONDON MADE IN ENGLAND"

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011); December 18, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for transfer to Lasell College, Newton, MA.

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.