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Woman's evening dress

American
1972–76
Designed by Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston (American, 1932–1990)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 134.6 cm (53 in.)

Accession Number

2010.319

Medium or Technique

Synthetic (?) knit

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long black draped one shoulder wrap dress with tie at left hip. Two interior labels, at center front, “FRONT” and at center back “HALSTON.”

Provenance

1970s, comissioned by Baroness Mimi Landau, Switzerland, New York, and Palm Beach, FL directly from Halston's salon in New York City. March 2010, purchased by Frederic A. Sharf, Brookline, MA and Palm Beach from Palm Beach Vintage at Donovan & Gray, West Palm Beach; gift of Sharf and his wife Jean to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf