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Skirt

American
Spring 2010
Designed by Dennis Basso (American, active 1983)


Dimensions

Center back: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

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Gathered, above the knee skirt with several layers, and a silver silk belt. The top layer of the skirt is silver and peach lace with die-cut appliquéd flowers (made from velum, metallic gold and silver paper material, and plastic, reflective materials) that range in size and design. In addition to the die-cut flowers, sequins are also appliquéd onto the lace. The next three layers of the skirt consist of a metallic champagne colored silk. The inside later is silver silk.

Provenance

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