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Girl's dress with matching brooch

Navy blue long-sleeve knit dress with red collar and cuffs. Red triangular patch below collar, trimmed with silver futuristic triangular spiral brooch. Elbow darts. Rear half belt with metal snap closure. Zipper down center back. Unlined with two interior labels: "Florence Eiseman/designed...

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Provenance

About 1972, worn by Elliot Bostwick Davis, New York; gift of Davis in memory of her governess, Miss Grace Bee, to the MFA (Accession date: November 18, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Elliot Bostwick Davis in memory of Miss Grace Bee

American, 1970–74

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Center back: 77 cm (30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4977.1-2

Medium or Technique

Dress: wool knit; plastic; metal Brooch: metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes