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Full-length, long-sleeved, black knit dress with inserts of black/silver Lurex woven in zig zag geometric bands at yoke, hem, and sleeve cuffs. Square neckline. Zipper in back and on cuffs.

Provenance

By 2011, with Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, purchased from Verrinder by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, about 1970

Dimensions

Center back: 137.2 cm (54 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2270

Medium or Technique

Wool and Lurex, knit.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes