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Evening dress

Cream-colored, high-necked dress with ruffle at top made up of peach, lemon and cream colored horizontal bands. Matching-colored borders at bottom of dress. Zipper down center back with hook and eye closure. Interior label: "JOHN VARON."


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 1970


Center back: 127 cm (50 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Polyester plain weave (chiffon)


Textiles and Fashion Arts