Woman's evening ensemble

American
late 1960s
Designed by Pauline Trigère (American (born in France), 1912–2002)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back length (coat): 30 inches Center back length (dress): 54 inches Center back length (blouse): 22.5 inches

Accession Number

2009.2352.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; silk net (tulle) embroidered with metallic disks and rhinestones

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black wool pea coat with wide flaring notched collar, 3-rhinestone button front closure, 2 slit front pockets, and white silk satin lining. Labelled: “Pauline Trigere” Long black wool sleeveless dress with scoop neck and empire waistline.

Long-sleeved black tulle blouse, embroidered with metallic disks and rhinestones. Small high neck collar and back button closure.

Signed

Dress labelled: Labelled: "Pauline Trigere #806 Made in USA"

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