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Matching dress and jacket ensemble of white silk foulard printed with small green roses to resemble chine silk. Sleeveless dress with small cap, v-neck front and back, fitted along the princess sleeve, skirt fullness made with box pleats, zipper back closure; matching fitted "New Look" jacket...

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Interior label (jacket): "Hardy Amies, 14, Saville Row, London, W.1., Made in England"


2012, purchased by Pamela Parmal, Providence, RI on eBay; 2012, gift of Parmal to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William C. Van Siclen, Jr.

English, about 1955

Object Place

London, England


Center back (jacket): 50.2 cm (19 3/4 in.) Center back (dress): 91.4 cm (36 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed silk twill and cotton velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts