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Short cocktail dress with bodice and long sleeves of black velvet, skirt and cuffs of same black and white plaid wool, and two large black and white sequin bows at center front below sweetheart neckline. Skirt lined in black silk plain weave, underskirt of black net and black silk edged with...

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1980s, purchased by Lizbeth Krupp, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2012, gift of Krupp to the MFA. (Accession date: December 12, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Lizbeth Krupp

American, 1980s

Object Place


Center back: 88 cm (34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave, synthetic velvet, lace, horsehair, net, silk plain weave, sequins, plastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts