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Evening ensemble

One shouldered, sleeveless black dress. Full length. Beige and red orchid print on skirt. Brooch at shoulder. Short black jacket with sleeves flaring to cuffs. Beige and red orchid applique on one sleeve. One large button at collar.


December, 1983, purchased from Pauline Trigere showroom by Ann Gund; 2012, gift of Ann Gund to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 29, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Ann Gund

American, 1980–85


Center back (dress): 147.3 cm (58 in.) Center back (jacket): 41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk, printed and appliqued


Textiles and Fashion Arts