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Woman's dress

Long blue wool peasant dress printed with orange diamond pattern, deep round neckline trimmed with ruffle and tie, self belt at natural waist. Zipper at center back. One interior label: "BIBA."

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, 1968–73

  • Labeled Biba, London, active in the late 1960s and 1970s
Object Place

England

Dimensions

Center back: 134.6 cm (53 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1429

Medium or Technique

Wool twill weave, printed; plastic

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes