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Woman's dress

Floor-length, long-sleeved gown with asymmetrical pattern of tie-dye prints in green, yellow, and purple bands on cream silk knit ground; key hole neckline; labeled "HALSTON."

Provenance

2011, purchased by the MFA from Resurrection Vintage Clothing, Los Angeles (Accession date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Doris May

American, 1970s

Dimensions

Center back: 137.2 cm (54 in.)

Accession Number

2011.53

Medium or Technique

Tie-dyed silk knit (jersey)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes