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Dress

Strapless dress with large ruffle around bust; sculpted bodice inside center front and zipper down center back with hook and eye closure at back. Large handpainted flowers in blue, green, orange. White interior label: "GIVENCHY MADE IN FRANCE" with handwritten dimensions, care instructions,...

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Provenance

1980s, sold by Givenchy Boutique, New York, NY to Judith Eissner, Marblehead, MA; 2012, gift of Judith Eissner to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Judith Pick and Bruce A. Eissner

French, 1980s

Dimensions

Costume (Bust/Waist): 31 1/2 x 31 in. (80 x 78.7 cm) Center front: 124.5 cm (49 in.) Center back: 116.8 cm (46 in.)

Accession Number

2012.1520

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes