User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Bodice (part two of a three-piece playsuit)

Taupe sleeveless one piece play suit. Paisley trim at leg openings. String loop at each side to hold belt in place. Tie-on belt in matching paisley print.


2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Japanese, about 1920


Center back (bodice): 35.6 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts