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Woman's dress

Woman's pink sleeveless evening dress with deep V neckline front and back, embroidered all over with silver glass beads; waistline embellished with pink and gold glass beads in swirling disk pattern; hemline embroidered with deep border of black beads and stylized feather swirls in pink and gold...

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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, about 1925

Dimensions

Center back: 85 cm (33 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1413

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, embroidered with glass beads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes