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Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Woman's dress

British
1980
Designed by Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Dimensions

Center back: 101 cm (39 3/4 in.) Measured from neck

Accession Number

2011.468

Medium or Technique

Viscose

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White, draped, harem skirt with halter neckline.

Signed

Interior tag: "GNYUKI TORIMARU LONDON MADE IN ENGLAND"

Provenance

2011, sold by Leslie Verrinder Collectibles, London, to Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of 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.