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Black strapless, asymmetrical silk ballgown. Fitted bodice with foldover fabric on top. Seam at waistline, skirt bells out, many tiers of fabric -- hankerchief construction.

Signed

Interior label: "HALSTON"

Provenance

About 1980s, acquired by Jacqueline Togut; 2012, gift of Togut to the MFA. (Accession date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline and Albert Togut

American, 1980s

Dimensions

Center back: 121.9 cm (48 in.)

Accession Number

2012.205

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes