Woman's ensemble (dress and belt)
Designed by Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)
Dress: Center back: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.) Belt: Length: 73.7 cm (29 in.)
Medium or Technique
Dress: Plain weave polyester with heat set pleats Belt: PVC
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Short cocktail dress of black pleated polyester. Straight front with panel inset at upper bodice and extended over the shoulders to create bat-wing effect. Deep-V back. Zipper back closure.
Interior dress label:
MADE IN ENGLAND”
Worn with black “toning” belt, wider at the middle coming to points at center front top and bottom. Back closure.
By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London; 2010, sold by Verrinder to Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)
Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf
Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.