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Evening Gown

French
1968


Dimensions

Center back: 110.5 cm (43 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.522

Medium or Technique

Organza, silk, sequins

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White sheer organza evening gown adorned with large turquoise sequined medallions at breasts and waist; with smaller sequined orbit-like medallions and striped horizontal bands; lined in nude silk.

Signed

Courreges, Paris; black letters on white label

Provenance

By 2012, Kerry Taylor Auctions, London; 2012, sold by Kerry Taylor Auctions to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Penny Vinik