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Royal blue silk chiffon gown with black cutout collar. Beige satin lining. Unlabeled.

Provenance

2011, sold by Leslie Verrinder Collectibles, London, to Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of Frederic and Jean Sharf to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf made possible by Yuki

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.

British, late 20th century

Object Place

United Kingdom

Dimensions

Center back: 161.3 cm (63 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.435

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon) and silk plain weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes