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Retro 1940s-inspired, long-sleeved black cotton dress printed with a repeating allover pattern of male and female figures in 18th-century dress. Stand up collar lined with green and white polka dot fabric, extending to long ties at neck,with six covered buttons down center front. Bodice has wide...

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November 7, 2009, purchased from vintage boutique in London by Frederic A. Sharf; gift of Sharf and his wife Jean to the MFA (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, early 1970s

Object Place

London, England


Center back: 115.7 cm (45 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts