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Woman's dress

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Black long sleeve evening dress with deep v-neckline, patterned with black sequins.

Provenance

1927, designed for House of Cheruit, Paris, France; March 4, 1927, same model worn by Marion Morehouse in photograph by Edward Steichen published in Vogue magazine; July 3, 2009, purchased at auction, Millon Cornette de Saint Cyr, Paris (Lot 313) by anonymous collector; purchased by MFA from collector's agent, Francoise Auguet (Accession date: October 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund, Harriet Otis Cruft Fund, and funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

French, 1927

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

Center back: 127 cm (50 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4627

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; sequins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes