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Dress

American
late 1970s
Samuel Robert


Dimensions

Center back: 104.1 cm (41 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1072

Medium or Technique

Suede, sequins, silk lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

One-shouldered black gown. Sequins and beading in white, blue, and gold create a cascading pattern from the shoulder down on front and back of dress. Shoulder has applique of thicker green and blue sequins.

Interior label: “SAMUEL ROBERT BY PETER HATSI ANDREW”

Provenance

About February 1973, gift of Samuel Robert Inc. to Andrea Waldstein, Boston, MA; 2012, gift of Andrea Waldstein to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Andrea K. Waldstein in memory of Samuel K. Robert