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Dress

American
1980s


Dimensions

Center back: 167.6 cm (66 in.)

Accession Number

2012.213

Medium or Technique

Velvet, silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Gray velvet v-neck column gown. Deep v-neck in front and deep v in back. Seam in center front and center back. 3/4 sleeves with ends of sleeves cut at an angle. Bottom of dress is also cut on a bias – hem is shorter on the left and comes to a point at the bottom right side. Silk lining.

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