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Woman's evening dress

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Floor-length evening dress of black and gold lurex velvet, black ground patterned with gold interlace (rattan/caning) pattern. Long sleeves, a-line shape, v-neck, with mock turtleneck inset entirely covered with gold sequins. Neck edge and cuffs embroidered with lurex in parallel rows, in band...

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Provenance

Purchased through WGBH auction by Freda Rebelsky, late 1960s; Gift to the MFA, 2001

Credit Line

Gift of Freda Rebelsky

American, about 1968

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Center back length: 141.0 cm (55 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2001.930

Medium or Technique

Rayon(?) and lurex velvet, embroidered with lurex and sequins; silk crepeline lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes