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Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress)

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


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)

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Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf


Copyright of Gnyuki Torimaru.

English, 1988


Center back: 29 cm (11 7/16 in.)

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Plain weave polyester with heat set pleats


Textiles and Fashion Arts