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Woman's evening dress

American
1965


Dimensions

Center back: 114.3 cm (45 in.)

Accession Number

2010.976

Medium or Technique

Silk; glass; plastic; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long evening gown with empire bodice covered in clear and multi-colored rhinestones and clear plastic beads, with black spaghetti straps; skirt of red and green chiffon panels with black chiffon overlay; hook and eye with zipper closure at lower back; black inner lining. Labeled “Galanos for Nan Duskin.”

Provenance

2010, with Torso Vintages, San Francisco, CA; purchased by MFA from Torso (Accession date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund