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Wedding dress in two pieces (neck insert)

Two piece wedding dress, polychrome silk and gold brocade in design of floral and architectural motifs on a pinkish beige ground. Full length, front opening, very low cut at neck, separate insert for neck (b), loose sleeves below elbow, sleeves lined with red satin; main body body of robe lined...

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Provenance

Probably made in the United States. 1960, gift of Aznave Kechijian, Harry Kechijian, Natalie Kechijian, and Alice Kechijian to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 13, 1960)

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Dr. Keaim Kechijian

Armenian (Harput), 19th century

Object Place

Armenia

Accession Number

60.1187b

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles