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Dress

Yellow day dress with fitted waist and full skirt, two rows of buttons down center front. Short sleeves and collar. Interior label at center back "VICTOR STIEBEL AT JACQMAR", zipper at right side seam.

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, about 1950

  • Designed by Victor Stiebel, English, born in South Africa, 1907–1976
  • Designed for Jacqmar, English (founded 1932)
Dimensions

Center back: 105.4 cm (41 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.244

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes