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Woman's dress

Halter sundress of polished cotton, printed with red, green, and gold floral pattern on black ground; ties, attached at center front, go over shoulders, cross, and lace through six gold and rhinestone rings along center back. Short zipper at center back of skirt. Labeled: "Christian Lacroix /...

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Purchased by donor in 1992; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes

French, 1992


Center back: 74.9 cm (29 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain-weave, gold-colored metal, rhinestones, metal and plastic zipper


Textiles and Fashion Arts