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Dress

Black knitted dress with metallic threads throughout. Band of large silver plastic palettes form thick band at bottom of dress.

Provenance

2012, sold by the artist, Jeanne Damon, Boston, MA 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

American, 1960s

Dimensions

Center back: 82.6 cm (32 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.272

Medium or Technique

Synthetic yarn, hand-knit, applied plastic paillettes

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes