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Woman's tea length dress of cream-colored sheer polyester with V-neck, double layer short sleeves, and sea shell images printed on skirt hem. Underdress of cream acetate with spaghetti straps and back zipper closure. Buttons in back.

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, 1973

Dimensions

Center back: 129.5 cm (51 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2273

Medium or Technique

Printed polyester plain weave, acetate plain weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes