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Woman's dress

American
Fall 1972
Designed by Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston (American, 1932–1990)


Dimensions

Center back: 137.2 cm (54 in.)

Accession Number

2011.53

Medium or Technique

Tie-dyed silk knit (jersey)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Floor-length, long-sleeved gown with asymmetrical pattern of tie-dye prints in green, yellow, and purple bands on cream silk knit ground; key hole neckline; labeled “HALSTON.”

Provenance

2011, purchased by the MFA from Resurrection Vintage Clothing, Los Angeles (Accession date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Doris May