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Woman's dress

Long, gypsy-style dress constructed of six gathered panels, ruffled hem, trumpet sleeves, and row of buttons to high collar. Fabric is hand-painted in a orange-browns, purple, yellow patterns to give the appearance of tie-dye. Condition: good.

Inscription

Label: "Fabric by Veronica Holden for Caterine Buckley"

Provenance

Purchased by the Mrs. Dorothy Braude Edinburg

Credit Line

Gift of Dorothy Braude Edinburg

English, 20th century, about 1974

Object Place

England

Accession Number

1998.238

Medium or Technique

Machine-made cotton net; hand-painted and synthetic (acetate) lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes