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Dress

Cream colored, draped silk jersey evening dress; simple, monastic design with round neckline, high waistline, cowl sleeves and back pleating that forms draped V-back. Hemline is longer in center front and back. Interior strap that sits below the bust. Interior label: "YUKI LONDON" black...

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Signed

"Yuki London" label on back waistline; black letters embroidered on white ground

Provenance

By 2011, with Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, purchased from Verrinder by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.

British, 1976

Dimensions

Center back: 157.5 cm (62 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2289

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes