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Woman's dress

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Cream chiffon pleated dress with an embroidered net apron, keyhole neckline, blue and red ribbons on bust and hem, and gold ties. Labeled: "Bill Gibb/ London"

Provenance

Purchased from Resurrection, Los Angeles, CA, by the MFA, March 21, 2007

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

English, about 1976

Dimensions

Center back: 127 cm (50 in.)

Accession Number

2007.264

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon) and embroidered net trimmed with silk and metallic ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes