Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress)

English
1988
Designed by Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Dimensions

Center back: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1454.1

Medium or Technique

Plain weave polyester with heat set pleats

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short cocktail dress of black pleated polyester. Strait front with panel inset at upper bodice and extended over the shoulders to create bat-wing effect. Deep-V back. Zipper back closure. Worn with black pvc belt.
“GNYUKI
TORIMARU
LONDON
MADE IN ENGLAND”

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.