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Woman's dress in two parts (dress and belt)

Dress of black and white paisley jacquard-woven design. V-neck front and back, short sleeves cut in line with bodice; fitted waist with fabric covered belt; slightly flaired skirt with back zipper closure. Label: "Claire McCardell by Townley"

Provenance

Charlotte K. Anderson; Gift to the MFA, June 26, 2002

Credit Line

The Charlotte K. Anderson Revocable Trust in memory of Charlotte K. Anderson

American, 1950s

Place of Use

New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

Overall (dress): 83.8 cm (33 in.) Overall (dress): 104.1 cm (41 in.) Length x width (belt): 77.5 x 4.4 cm (30 1/2 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.209.1-2

Medium or Technique

Jacquard-woven cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes