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Woman's dress of chiffon printed with colorful Central Asian-inspired textile pattern, empire waist with embroidered yoke made from a vintage suzani (traditional Uzbek embroidered textile). Back zipper.

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

Copyright

Reproduced with Permission.

English, about 1970

  • Designed by Thea Porter, English (born in Jerusalem), 1927–2000
Object Place

United Kingdom

Dimensions

Center back: 139.7 cm (55 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2325

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave, cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes