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Woman's ensemble

English
1992
Designed by Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Dimensions

Other (dress): 31 cm (12 3/16 in.) Length (leggings): 104.5 cm (41 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1448.1-2

Medium or Technique

Dress: Polyester satin and plain weave, heat-set pleats; Leggings: Cotton knit

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Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green satin (outside) and red plain weave (inside) heat-set pleated tube dress. Plastic rings at top and bottom, slit at sides for armholes.

Purple leggings. Elastic waistband. Feet have a high-heel shape, allowing them to be worn over shoes.

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.