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Dress

American
1980s
Designed by Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston (American, 1932–1990)


Dimensions

Center back: 172.7 cm (68 in.)

Accession Number

2012.211

Medium or Technique

Velvet, silk.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Grape velvet halter gown with plunging V-neckline. Back of the dress tapers to a point creating a subtle train, upper park has a slit from the neck to the waist of the dress. Elasticized seam at waist, black silk lining.

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