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Woman's dress

Woman's shirt dress with full skirt, small cap sleeves, pointed collar, two slit pockets at hip, and narrow self-fabric belt at waist. White ground fabric features a whimsical novelty print in red, blue, yellow and gray of horses, carriages, orbs and crowns - the royal regalia to celebrate Queen...

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Provenance

2013, sold by Leslie Verrinder, TinTin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: April 24, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, about 1953

Dimensions

Center back: 127 cm (50 in.)

Accession Number

2013.340

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with float patterning; printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes