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Woman's long wrap-front dress of satin, printed with a dense pattern of sea shells in pink, green, black, and white. Puffed Leg-o-mutton sleeves gathered into extended cuffs with five button closures. Black/white piping on all edges.

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 1972

Object Place

United Kingdom

Dimensions

Center back: 142.2 cm (56 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2324

Medium or Technique

Printed rayon satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes