Woman's evening dress
Madame Grès (French, 1903–1993 French)
Object Place, Paris, France
Center back: 137.16 cm (54 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk knit nit and taffeta
Not On View
Evening dress of pleated white silk jersey and black taffeta. Upper bodice of pleated jersey closes over left shoulder; lower bodice and hip yoke of black taffeta; skirt of pleated white taffeta. Hips encircled with pleated sash of black taffeta which falls down left side to mid-calf. Left side closure. Label: "Grès 1 rue de la Paix Paris"
Purchased by Harriet Welch Compton and given to Mrs. Stuart C. Welch; gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch to MFA, 1999.
Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch, in memory of Harriet Welch Compton