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Woman's dress

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Woman's sleeveless sheath cocktail dress of black and gold (lurex?) metallic knit. Square neckline, high waist, bloused back. Acetate taffeta lining. Label: Mr. John Couturier Boutique.

Provenance

Bess Shaw Piper; Elizabeth Ann Coleman; gift to MFA, January 23, 2002.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Ann Coleman

American, about 1957

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

118 x 41 cm (46 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2001.931

Medium or Technique

Synthetic and metallic (lurex?) knit; acetate taffeta lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes