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Dress

American
Fall 2004
Designed by Oscar de la Renta (American (born in the Dominican Republic), born in 1932)


Dimensions

Center back: 142.2 cm (56 in.)

Accession Number

2013.703

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Navy blue tulle evening gown with shooting stars. Shooting stars of gold and silver sequins, and gold and silver thread. Sheer top and long sleeves attached. Sheer top has single fabric-covered button closure at top of center back. Zipper down center back of bodice, hidden by fabric and snap closures.

Provenance

Before 2011, acquired by Evelyn H. Lauder (b. 1936 - d. 2011); 2011, given by inheritance to her husband, Leonard A. Lauder, New York, NY; 2013, gift of Lauder to the MFA. (Accession date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

The Evelyn H. Lauder Fashion Collection—Gift of Leonard A. Lauder