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Floral gold lame bias cut gown. Custom made, numbered, floral gold lame bias cut evening dress. It is constructed in a combination of panels and pieces hand sewn together in a bias pattern. The lame floral material features muted colors of gold, bronze, peach, green, and silver. In lieu of a...

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Provenance

About 1990, Marilyn Glass, Los Angeles, CA; 2012, sold by Glass to the MFA. (Accession date: June 27, 2012)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in honor of Alexandra B. Huff

1930s

Dimensions

Center front x bust x waist x hips: 60 x 32 x 24 x 33 in. (152.4 x 81.3 x 61 x 83.8 cm) Center back: 70 in. (177.8 cm)

Accession Number

2012.442

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes