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Dress

American
1980s


Dimensions

Center back: 121.9 cm (48 in.)

Accession Number

2012.205

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black strapless, asymmetrical silk ballgown. Fitted bodice with foldover fabric on top. Seam at waistline, skirt bells out, many tiers of fabric – hankerchief construction.

Signed

Interior label: "HALSTON"

Provenance

About 1980s, acquired by Jacqueline Togut; 2012, gift of Togut to the MFA. (Accession date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline and Albert Togut