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Woman's dress

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Long, fitted dress made of sheer silk crepe, printed with a graphic floral pattern in orange, black, and aqua blue, with tie closure and long v-shaped fabric layer over bodice. Long floor-length skirt, and trailing, flared sleeves. Metal hook and zipper at center back. Interior is unlined with...

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Provenance

London art market; purchased by Karen Taqi; acquired by Archive Vintage, Houston, Texas; 2008, sold by Archive Vintage to MFA. (Accession Date: October 22, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society

English, about 1970

Object Place

London, England

Dimensions

Center back: 144.8 cm (57 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1041

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes