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Sleeveless, tea-length woman's dress with oversized collar. Pearly white buttons down front. Red, white and black "Hawaiian" print. Interior label: "Surf n Sand Made in Honolulu, Hawaii"

Provenance

August 2011, sold by Lynne Miller, Tulsa, to Paul McAlpine, Weymouth, MA; 2011, gift of McAlpine to the MFA. (Accession date: November 16, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Paul Edward McAlpine

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, 1950–55

Object Place

Honolulu, Hawaii

Dimensions

Center back: 97 cm (38 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2004

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes