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Woman's evening dress

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Golden yellow short sleeve evening dress with dropped waistline, floral and arabesque patterning trimmed with metallic silver embroidery along neckline and on sleeves and skirt. Yellow organza underskirt. Center back zipper. Interior lined in yellow silk. Layers of tulle petticoats. Interior...

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Before 2010, purchased by Gayfryd Steinberg, New York City; gift of Steinberg to the MFA (Accession date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Gayfryd Steinberg

American, Spring 1985

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 140 cm (55 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask; silk plain weave (organza); silk plain weave; metallic embroidery; silk tulle; plastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts