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Dress

American
2002
Designed by Ralph Rucci (American, born in 1957), For Chado Ralph Rucci (American)


Dimensions

Center back: 103.5 cm (40 3/4 in.) Center front: 99.1 cm (39 in.) Costume (Bust / Waist): 32 x 29 1/2 in. (81.3 x 74.9 cm)

Accession Number

2012.1495

Medium or Technique

wool knit

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s knee-length charcoal wool knit dress with split overskirt, long sleeves, and drawstring tie waist. Decorative, raised, horizontal seems at shoulders and waist. Interior label (white stitch on white label): ‘CHADO RALPH RUCCI’

Provenance

2002, purchased by Catherine McCormick Blair, New York; 2012, year-end gift of Blair to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William McCormick Blair Jr.