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Evening dress

Full length royal blue velvet evening gown, cut on the bias with a self tie at center back. Lined in blue silk plain weave, no closures. Label at center back seam "Halston"

Provenance

1980s, purchased by Lizbeth Krupp, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2012, gift of Krupp to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Lizbeth Krupp

American, 1980s

Object Place

Dimensions

Center front: 147.3 cm (58 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1047

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet; silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes