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Woman's ensemble (dress and belt)

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Short cocktail dress of black pleated polyester. Straight front with panel inset at upper bodice and extended over the shoulders to create bat-wing effect. Deep-V back. Zipper back closure. Interior dress label: "GNYUKI TORIMARU LONDON MADE IN ENGLAND" Worn with black "toning" belt, wider at...

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Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Copyright

Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.

English, 1988

Dimensions

Dress: Center back: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.) Belt: Length: 73.7 cm (29 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1454.1-2

Medium or Technique

Dress: Plain weave polyester with heat set pleats Belt: PVC

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes