"Wave" dress

American
2011
Designed by Isabel Toledo (American (born in Cuba), born in 1961)


Dimensions

Center back: 144.8 cm (57 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2057

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s floor-length evening gown made of eggplant silk paper taffeta ruched into multiple, asymmetrical puffed tiers. Small squared yoke neckline of embroidered silk, with narrow shoulder straps.

Provenance

2011, sold by the artist to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 21, 2011)

Credit Line

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

Copyright

© Isabel Toledo