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Belted dress

Semi-transparent white cotton ground printed with red flower buds. Cross-over (surplice) bodice closure, elastic waistband, and full skirt. Label "HALSTON." Tie belt of semi-transparent white cotton ground printed with red flower buds.

Provenance

Worn by Edith Welch; gift to MFA, March 26, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Stuart C. Welch

American, 1970–79

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

CB: 108.0 cm (42.5 in.); belt: 284.5cm (112in.)

Accession Number

2003.151.1-2

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes