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Dress

Woman's short black cotton dress with white contrast topstitching. Fitted corset-type bodice with narrow shoulder straps, flaring at hips into split front skirt revealing narrow underskirt. Three goldtone cast metal X-shaped buttons down center front, and on each side pocket flap. Label:...

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Provenance

Purchased from Grace Jones Shop, Salado, Texas, by Mary Tavener Holmes; 2011, gift of Holmes to the MFA (Accession date: April 27, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes

French, 1990s

Dimensions

Center back: 64.8 cm (25 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.194

Medium or Technique

Cotton twill, metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes