Designed by Rodarte (American, founded 2005)
Center back: 69.9 cm (27 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
silk net, hand-painted silk plain weave (chiffon and crepe), nylon net, plastic beads and rhinestones
Not On View
Short sheath dress in tones of light grays and whites, made of silk tulle and hand-painted “marbelized” silk plain weave fabrics, wrapped obliquely around silk foundation, and trimmed with bands of crystal rhinestones and plastic beads. Label: “Contents: 75% silk 10% polyester, 5% polyamide, 5% leather, 5% nylon, 100% silk lining”.
2011, sold by Rodarte to the MFA. (Accession date: Septemeber 21, 2011)
Museum purchase with funds provided by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Reproduced with permission.