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Woman's dinner dress (in two parts)

a) Orange crêpe dinner dress embroidered with scattered paired keys with pearls, beads, rhinestones, and metal thread. Puffed short sleeves, see-through pearls lattice through sleeves and around neck, embroidered bands around neck and sleeve edges made with pearls, beads, and rhinestones. ...

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Purchased by the MFA at auction from George Costopulos Auctioneers, Woburn, MA, March 7, 1999.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange

French, Summer or Fall 1939

Object Place

Paris, France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk, acrylic; plain weave (paired warps and wefts), embroidered with synthetic pearls, glass beads, rhinestones and metallic pins


Textiles and Fashion Arts