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Dress

Draped white jersey monastic style evening dress with V-neck and V-back and cap sleeves forming long cowls; draped to form soft pleats that meet in the center front. Interior label: "YUKI LONDON" black stitching on white label.

Signed

"Yuki London" label on back waist; black embroidered letters 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: 137.2 cm (54 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2292

Medium or Technique

Rayon jersey

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes