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Dress

American
1980s


Dimensions

Center back: 152.4 cm (60 in.)

Accession Number

2012.212

Medium or Technique

Velvet, silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Boxy blue velvet dress with attached scarf wrap. Long sleeves, padded shoulders, high neck, draping over left shoulder, black silk lining, button closures at cuffs, back of dress gets longer and comes to a point in the center back.

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