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Woman's evening ensemble

American
late 1960s


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back length (top): 18.5 inches Center back length (skirt): 32 inches

Accession Number

2009.2351.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave, rhinestones

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless top of black wool with decorative cut outs explosing underlayer of beige silk, trimmed with rhinestones, with round scoop neck and three covered buttons on front closure. Labelled: Pauline Trigere. Black wool A-line skirt, 2-inch wide black silk grosgrain waistband, back snap closure, and beige silk charmeuse lining.

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by Ms. Reva Ostrow, New York; gift of Ostrow to the MFA (Accession date: April 22, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Reva Ostrow