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Woman's dress

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Striped black on black cocktail dress. Cap sleeves and scoop back. Bow in center front, zipper in back. Interior label reads: "Rahvis 19, Upper Grosvenor St W.2."


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

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Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta and velvet.


Textiles and Fashion Arts