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Woman's dress

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Purple gingham full skirt dress with ivory eyelet trim along the collar and hem, metal zipper at back. Labeled: Designed by/ Carolyn Schnurer/ For You"

Provenance

Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell

American, 1947–50

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Center back: 96.5 cm (38 in.)

Accession Number

2005.472

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes