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Brown plastic sunglasses with brown and ivory striped "awnings" over each lens and at sides, and flowers at each corner.

Provenance

Purchased by dealer at Brimfield Antique Market in 1996. Purchased by the MFA from the dealer, Sparkle Plenty, on May 24, 2006.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

American, 1950s

Dimensions

Overall: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1184

Medium or Technique

Plastic, glass lenses

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes