evening ensemble
evening ensemble
evening ensemble
evening ensemble
evening ensemble
evening ensemble

evening ensemble

Halston, Designer (American, 1932-1990)

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Elizabeth Weymouth, New York, New York (Stan Weaver, New York, New York); given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1986.

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Halston was greatly influenced by earlier ethnographic styles, which he updated for the 1970s by incorporating classic techniques.

This bodice has a T-shape construction, with no shoulder seams and a built-in halter top. The skirt consists of five layers of chiffon, each cut in a semicircular format.

Object Information

designer
Halston (American, 1932-1990)
creation date
1979
materials
silk chiffon
dimensions
A) blouse: length 21 in.
B) skirt: length 44 in.
C) sash: length 104 in.
accession number
1986.69A-C
credit line
Gift of Elizabeth Weymouth
copyright
© Halston
collection
Textile and Fashion Arts
colors

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