Deep purple long-sleeve ankle-length dress with an asymmetrical neckline, a slit going up the front of the skirt, and elastic at the waistband. Labeled: "Halston/ Made in USA." Matching sash.
Purchased privately in Los Angeles, CA in 2005 by Decades, Inc.; Purchased by MFA March 21, 2007
Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts Boston
American, about 1975
- Designed by Roy Halston Frowick, known as Halston, American, 1932–1990
Dress: Center back: 157.5 cm (62 in.) Sash: Center back: 309.9 cm (122 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk knit nit (jersey)