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Woman's dress

Woman's long, cream wool dress with high-necked lace bodice, embroidered at raised waistline and on detachable wool yoke with abstract pattern of stylized flowers in cream and gold silk.


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 1905

Place of Origin

United Kingdom

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

wool twill; linen needle lace(?); silk satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts