Woman's evening dress

American
about 1998
Designed by John Burbidge (American (born in 1922))


Dimensions

Center back: 132.1 cm (52 in.)

Accession Number

2007.957

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Evening dress made of purple silk taffeta with slightly dropped waist, full skirt, and off-the-shoulder neckline edged with a row of oversize purple taffeta bows.

Provenance

Worn by designer's wife, Cile, to the Museum of Fine Arts "Museum Ball" on February 28, 1998; gift to MFA, 2007 (Accession date: December 12, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Burbidge

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.