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Dress

Long blue dress with swirling seashell pattern in gray and purple. Seam at waist meets low-cut v-neck. Drawstring at the base of the v-neck and drawstrings at each arm. Loose wide short-sleeves. Interior label at back collar " ZANDRA RHODES: LONDON NEW YORK"

Provenance

2012, sold by Palm Beach Vintage, Palm Beach, FL to Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut 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, 1980s

Dimensions

Center back: 55.9 cm (22 in.)

Accession Number

2013.254

Medium or Technique

Polyester plain weave; printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes