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Woman's dress

Strapless dress made from vintage bathing suits pieced together, in multi-colored dark prints of brown, blue, green and burgandy; labeled: 0 [circled] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 with original retail hang tag

Provenance

2011, purchased by the MFA from Resurrection Vintage Clothing, Los Angeles (Accession date: February 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts Boston and The Contemporaries

Belgian, late 20th–early 21st century

Dimensions

Center back: 86.4 cm (34 in.)

Accession Number

2011.54

Medium or Technique

Polyester knit; elastic

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes