Thumbnail-size images of copyrighted artworks are displayed under fair use, in accordance with guidelines recommended by the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for the Visual Arts, published by the College Art Association in February 2015.

Woman's evening ensemble

late 1960s

Object Place: United States


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave, rhinestones

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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.


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