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Woman's ball gown (dress, underdress)

Parrot green silk chiffon gown worn over green bias cut satin underdress with chiffon straps.

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, 1930s

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Dress: Center back: 112 cm (44 1/8 in.) Not including scarf in back. Underdress: Center back: 113 cm (44 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1462.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes