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Long black dress with large floral and circular appliquéd motifs in bright colors such as purple, pink, green, white, green and tan on the skirt (skirt and appliqués of wool knit). Short sleeved bodice of polyester knit with funnel neckline. Zipper down center back. Unlined with three interior...

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February 12, 2009, purchased at internet auction by Susan Ward, Lexington, MA; Purchased by the MFA (Accession date: April 22, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Doris May

American, 1965–70

Object Place

United States


Center back: 140 cm (55 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Polyester and wool knit; appliqué; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts