Black and pink short sleeve evening dress with black velvet bodice, dropped waistline, and bright pink skirt appliquéd with black velvet bows (?). Reverse has v-neckline with row of buttons down center back covering a zipper. Lined in black silk. Layers of black tulle petticoats.
Before 2010, purchased by Gayfryd Steinberg, New York City; gift of Steinberg to the MFA (Accession date: June 16, 2010)
Gift of Gayfryd Steinberg
American, Fall 1983
New York, New York, United States
Center front: 153.7 cm (60 1/2 in.) Center back: 132.1 cm (52 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin weave with synthetic velvet appliqué; synthetic plain weave lining