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Sleeveless dress of loosely woven silk crepe, printed in smalled patterned design of black on white. Skirt cut in one piece with seam at center back, with a layer of white silk chiffon between two layers of dress fabric. Bloused overbodice and attached scarf cut on bias, sleeve openings and...

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Purchased by donor from Ralph Rucci in 2004; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes

American, Fall 2004

Object Place

New York, New York, United States


Center back: 114.3 cm (45 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave (balanced, open weave with high twist yarns)


Textiles and Fashion Arts