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Woman's evening ensemble

Black silk charmeuse tank top and long, straight black silk jersey skirt with elastic waistband and center back slit; both labeled: "Tom and Linda Platt, [size] S." Black silk chiffon over tunic with side slits and handkerchief hem, studded with rhinestones; labeled: "Tom and Linda...

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Gift from Tom and Linda Platt to Lorraine Howes, 1993; Gift to the MFA, October 27, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Lorraine deWet Howes

American, Spring 1993

Object Place

New York, New York


Center back (top): 48.3 cm (19 in.); center back (skirt): 94 cm (37 in.); center back (tunic): 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave (charmeuse), silk jersey, silk plain weave (chiffon), rhinestones


Textiles and Fashion Arts