Creation date
acetate, rayon
Mark Descriptions
Thierry Mugler, PARIS, MADE IN FRANCE ® (silver on a blue ground)
L: 29 1/8 in. (front neck to hem)
Credit line
E. Hardey Adriance Fine Arts Acquisition Fund in Memory of Marguerite Hardey Adriance
Accession number
Not Currently On View

Mugler’s interest in the hour-glass figure is exemplified in the silhouettes of his creations. However, instead of using heavy corsetry common in the couture dresses of the 1950s, he employed heavy fabrics that hold their form and structure. His mastery of cut and construction result in sculptural creations that exude confidence and sexiness.

(Marilyn Glass, Los Angeles, California); purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 2010.
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