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Woman's dress

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Calf-length straight black velvet evening dress with long sleeves, mock turtleneck, with pattern of floral velvet devore diagonally across bodice and left sleeve

Provenance

Purchased by Susan Morse Hilles at Bergdorf Goodman (?), 1990; Gift to the MFA, June 27, 2001.

Credit Line

Gift of Susan Morse Hilles

French, 1985–90

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Center front length: 52 1/2 in. (133.3 cm)

Accession Number

2001.449

Medium or Technique

Silk and synthetic fibers; voided velvet, silk taffeta lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes