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Woman's dress

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Woman's long, cotton velvet dress with resist-dyed (possibly clamp dyed) pattern in orange and brown tones. Dress has deep, pointed collar and long row of button loops at front closure and gathered cuffs.

Provenance

Purchased from Catherine Buckley, about 1975; Gift to the MFA, June 23, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of D. B. Edinburg in honor of Elizabeth Ann Coleman

English, about 1975

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Other (CB): 142.2 cm (56 in.)

Accession Number

2004.498

Medium or Technique

Resist-dyed cotton velvet (velveteen) with acetate plain weave lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes