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Afternoon dress in two parts

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Woman's dress of pale greenish-yellow, trimmed with yellow cut and uncut velvet in three feathers and bow design on light blue satin ground. (a) Bodice fitted and boned with bow peplum at center back, low square-cut neckline, buttoned down center front, and elbow length sleeves with yellow...

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Gift to the MFA, April 13, 1950

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hugh D. Scott

French (Paris), about 1880

Object Place

Paris, France


Center back (bodice): 59.1 cm (23 1/4 in.) Center back (skirt): 113 cm (44 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (faille), silk satin, and silk cut and uncut velvet, trimmed with silk plain weave (chiffon) and silk fringe


Textiles and Fashion Arts