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Woman's cocktail dress

Pink ribbed silk (faille) dress with stapless bodice, dropped waist, and gathered skirt with asymmetrical hemline (knee-length in front, longer in back). Bodice decorated allover with white and silver metallic beads in branch/leaf pattern, ending in two large white flowers at left shoulder and...

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Provenance

About 1988, purchased by Judith Krupp, Wellesley, MA in Boston; gift of Krupp to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Judith Hurwitz Krupp

American, 1980s

Object Place

New York, NY, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 113 cm (44 1/2 in.) Center front: 72.4 cm (28 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.227

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; sequins; rhinestones; plastic sequins, beads; tulle

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes