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Woman's dress

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Woman's "ethnic" hippy peasant dress made of alternating bands of turquoise, black, and brown velvet with decorative woven floral and Native American inspired ribbons. Long sleeves with small puffs at the shoulder, decorated with woven ribbons at cuffs. Center back zipper. Two interior labels,...

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Provenance

Probably 2000, purchased from private individual by Cameron Silver of Decades, Los Angeles; 2009, gift of Silver to the MFA (Accession date: April 22, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Cameron Silver/DECADES

American, 1970

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 135.9 cm (53 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2367

Medium or Technique

Rayon velvet with machine-woven and embroidered silk and synthetic ribbons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes