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Woman's dress in two parts (dress and sash)

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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.

Provenance

Purchased privately in Los Angeles, CA in 2005 by Decades, Inc.; Purchased by MFA March 21, 2007

Credit Line

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

American, about 1975

Dimensions

Dress: Center back: 157.5 cm (62 in.) Sash: Center back: 309.9 cm (122 in.)

Accession Number

2007.283.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk knit nit (jersey)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes