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Woman's evening dress

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Black long sleeve lace evening dress with short hemline in front and long in back. Arms, shoulders, and plunging neckline are sheer with short beige slip dress lining remainder of dress. Large open keyhole in back with center back zipper beginning at the natural waist. Interior black and white...

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Provenance

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, Fall 1986

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 149 cm (58 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.470

Medium or Technique

Tulle with embroidery; silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes