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Woman's dress

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Black sleeveless sheath dress with black shiny leather curved lines across the chest, that continue to the back, and down the front with a 22" zipper following one of the back lines across the left shoulder. Lined in black silk plain weave with label at center back with an open circle...

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Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

American, 2004–08 (?)

Object Place

New York, NY, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 73.66 cm (29 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1476

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave; leather

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes