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Fall 1991
Designed by Christian Lacroix Couture (French, founded 1987)


Center back: 151.8 cm (59 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black, full length evening gown. Ruched bodice. Lace long sleeves, and lace along top of bodice and at waist. Sheer black fabric at top, with high neck. Zipper down center back, covered by closure with fabric-covered buttons down center back. Christian Lacroix Paris tag inside.


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