Deaccessioned December 19, 2013

Woman's top

British
1987
Designed by Gnyuki Torimaru (Japanese, worked in England, born in 1937)


Dimensions

Center back: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.464

Medium or Technique

Silk satin

Collections

Asia, Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk satin halter top with wide lapels, resembles man’s waistcoat. Four buttons close the lower center back. Labeled “Gnyuki Torimaru, London, Made in England”
“GNYUKI
TORIMARU
LONDON
MADE IN ENGLAND”

Provenance

2011, sold by Leslie Verrinder Collectibles, London, to Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of Frederic and Jean Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011); December 18, 2013, deaccessioned by the MFA for transfer to Lasell College, Newton, MA.

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf made possible by Yuki

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.