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Woman's dress

Sleeveless mini-dress of screen-printed cotton, in overall pattern of irregular yellow dots on orange ground (pattern title: "Petrol"). Slightly a-line shape, with high waist seam rising to point at center front and center back. Armholes cut away, giving effect of neck yoke. Closes at center...

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Purchased by original owner at Design Research, Cambridge, MA, about 1965; Purchased by Randee Laikind, Shelburne Falls, MA, about 1999; Purchased via internet auction by Susan Ward, 2000; Purchased by the MFA, June 21, 2000

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

Finnish, 1965

Object Place



L (center front): 86.36 cm (34 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Screen-printed cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts