Woman's evening gown

American
1934
Designed by Travis Banton (American, 1894-1958), Worn by Anna May Wong (Chinese American, 1905-1961)


Dimensions

Center back: 158.8 cm (62 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.46

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Bias-cut, black satin evening gown with train. Peonies embroidered on shoulders and V-back.

Provenance

By 2011 with Decades, Inc., Los Angeles; 2011, purchased from Decades by the MFA (Accession date: March 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jane Pappalardo