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Evening gown and underslip

Belgian
2008
Maison Martin Margiela (Belgian, founded 1989)


Dimensions

Center back (evening gown): 165.1 cm (65 in.) Center back (underslip): 41.3 cm (16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2017.486.1-2

Medium or Technique

Fishnet evening gown: cotton Nude underslip: silk

Not On View

Classifications

Costumes

Fishnet evening gown and nude underslip to be worn together (Spring/Summer 2008 collection)

Provenance

By 2008, sold to Resurrection Vintage (Los Angeles, CA and New York, NY) by House of Martin Margiela; 2017, sold by Resurrection VIntage to the MFA. (Accession date: April 19, 2017)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by The Fashion Council