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Woman's dress

Full length beaded and sequined evening gown by Hartnell of Bruton Street. Creme ground with gold beading and natural colored pearls. Neckline is lined with pearls, continuing down the front of the dress. Pearls around arm openings as well. Interior labels read "Hartnell London Paris." Back...

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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, 1930

Dimensions

Center back: 134.6 cm (53 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1411

Medium or Technique

Silk. Beaded and sequined.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes