White knee-length dress with short-sleeves and round neckline. Seam down center front. Band of quilted silk satin inserted at mid-thigh, patterned with abstract decorative stitching. Center front zipper and hook/eye closure. No interior label.
2002, purchased by Catherine McCormick Blair, New York; 2012, gift of Blair to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)
Gift of Mrs. William McCormick Blair Jr.
Center back: 98.1 cm (38 5/8 in.) Center front: 91.4 cm (36 in.) Costume (Bust/Waist/Hips): 34 1/2 x 31 3/4 x 39 1/2 in. (87.6 x 80.6 x 100.3 cm)
Medium or Technique
Linen plain weave, silk satin; quilted