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Dress

Ivory-colored slip dress with black gauze overlay. Lace trim on bodice and white beading on center front and skirt.

Provenance

Early-20th century, acquired by Cora E. Richards, Boston, MA; before July 1988, by descent to her granddaughter Ruth Richards Lovingood; July 1988, gift of Lovingood to her daughter, Mary Finnegan, Evanston, IL; 2013, gift of Finnegan to the MFA. (Accession date: May 29, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Finnegan

Dimensions

Center back: 117 cm (46 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

2013.619

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes