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Woman's dress

Woman's floor length dress, widely flaring from front and back shoulder yokes, back zipper. Red ground with widely spaced white diagonal stripes (discharge printed). Labels at back neck: "Vuokko/Suomi-Finland," "100% cotton," care instructions, and remains of a dry cleaning...

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Provenance

September 2008, purchased via internet auction by Susan Ward, Lexington, MA; purchased from Ward by the MFA (Accession date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Finnish, about 1972

Object Place

Finland

Dimensions

Center back: 130 cm (51 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2844

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, discharge printed; metal zipper

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes