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Designed by Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston (American, 1932–1990)
Center back (dress): 121.9 cm (48 in.) Center back (blouse): 66 cm (26 in.)
Medium or Technique
Printed silk plain weave (chiffon)
Not On View
Long yellow silk dress with scoop-neck and thin straps made out of beige rope. Fabric is hand-painted with abstract floral designs in blue, red, pink, and green.
Matching blouse. Wide sleeves and wide boat neck. Material is more sheer, revealing dress underneath. Small slits at right and left seams.
Interior label (dress): "HALSTON" at centerback.
About 2012, sold by the Julie Dannenbaum estate, Philadelphia, PA to Katy Kane, New Hope, PA; 2012, sold by Katy Kane to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 26, 2012)
Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously