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Dress

Short-sleeved dress with pattern in navy and cream depicting architectural forms. Square neckline, ruched horizontal bands at waist, neckline and sleeves. Interior label " A LAWTON LEWIS MODEL" and "II O II"

Provenance

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

British, late 1940s

Dimensions

Center back: 116.8 cm (46.5 in.)

Accession Number

2013.196

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (crepe); printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes