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Tie-dyed ensemble

American
1969
Designed by Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston (American, 1932–1990)


Dimensions

Costume (Jacket): 36 1/4 x 37 13/16 in. (92 x 96 cm) Costume (Pants): 24 5/8 x 42 1/2 x 40 15/16 in. (62.5 x 108 x 104 cm) Height x width (Scarf): 83 7/8 x 11 7/16 in. (213 x 29 cm)

Accession Number

2012.42.1-3

Medium or Technique

silk velvet; tie-dyed

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s pant suit ensemble (jacket, pants and scarf) made of tie-dyed silk velvet in shades of green, yellow, and blue. The tie dyed fabric of this ensemble was created by a husband-wife artistic team called Up Tied.

Provenance

2012, sold by Katy Kane Vintage, Pennsylvania, to the MFA. (Accession date: February 29, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated anonymously