Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Woman's dress

British
about 1977
Designed by Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Dimensions

Center back: 114 cm (44 7/8 in.) Measured from neck

Accession Number

2011.459

Medium or Technique

Polyester

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Coral halter neck knee-length harem ensemble; wraps through legs. Gray writing on white label: “GNYUKI TORIMARU LONDON MADE IN ENGLAND”

Provenance

2011, gift of Gnyuki Torimaru and Frederic and Jean Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 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 made possible by Yuki

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.