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Protest dress

American
Spring Summer 2013
Designed by Proenza Schouler (American, founded in 2002)


Dimensions

Center back: 106 cm (41 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2013.612

Medium or Technique

Double-faced silk satin; digitally-printed and embellished with silicone coated nail heads and metal grommets

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Double-faced silk satin dress digitally printed with a protest scene; princess seamed dress with flared skirt, short band collar and short sleeves, the top of the dress is studded with pink silicone coated nail heads and silvertone metal grommets on skirt portion

Provenance

2013, sold by Proenza Schouler to the MFA. (Accession date: May 29, 2013)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts Boston