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Woman's dress

Black crepe dress with yellow edging to the collar and cuffs, five yellow crepe covered buttons on the bodice, long sleeves with yellow, green, and red puffs, and a full skirt with bands of yellow, green, and red. Labeled: "Ossie Clark/ Made in London, England/ 10/ Dry Clean Only"


Purchased from Resurrection, New York City, September 20, 2006.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

"The Traffic Light Dress"

English, 1970s


Center back: 138.4 cm (54 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Rayon broken twill (crepe)


Textiles and Fashion Arts