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Sleeveless sun dress of pink fabric with purple, brown, magenta, green and yellow stripes scattered with printed Chinese motifs. Full skirt with V at waist and at back; V-neck center front button closure with seven purple, textured sphere buttons. Label: "Claire McCardell by Townley"


Charlotte K. Anderson; Gift to the MFA, June 26, 2002

Credit Line

The Charlotte K. Anderson Revocable Trust in memory of Charlotte K. Anderson

American, 1950s

Place of Use

New Hampshire, United States


Overall (CB): 116.8 cm (46 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts