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"Wave" dress

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Woman's floor-length evening gown made of eggplant silk taffeta ruched into multiple, asymmetricals puffed tiers, held with elastic. Small squared yoke neckline of embroidered silk, with narrow shoulder straps.

Provenance

2011, sold by the artist to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Copyright

© Isabel Toledo

American, 2011

Dimensions

Center back: 144.8 cm (57 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2057

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes