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Evening ensemble

American
1980–85
Designed by Pauline Trigère (American (born in France), 1912–2002)


Dimensions

Center back (dress): 147.3 cm (58 in.) Center back (jacket): 41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.60.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk, printed and appliqued

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

One shouldered, sleeveless black dress. Full length. Beige and red orchid print on skirt. Brooch at shoulder. Short black jacket with sleeves flaring to cuffs. Beige and red orchid applique on one sleeve. One large button at collar.

Provenance

December, 1983, purchased from Pauline Trigere showroom by Ann Gund; 2012, gift of Ann Gund to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 29, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Ann Gund