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Woman's dress

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Sleeveless black cocktail dress. Hand beaded, sequined and embroidered with flowers and half-moon shapes. Scalloped neckline and back. Interior label reads: "Rahvis 19, Upper Grosvenor St W.2."

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, 1950

Dimensions

Center back: 70 cm (27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1446

Medium or Technique

Beaded and sequined with plasic and glass beads. Cotton velvet.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes