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

Empire waistline strapless dress of white silk chiffon with jacquard floral pattern, overprinted with second floral pattern in orange, purple and gray, silk taffeta underskirt with horsehair braid and black embroidered net at hem. Bodice embroidered with plastic sequins, cotton threads and glass...

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Provenance

Purchased by donor in 1990s; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, 1990s

Object Place

New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back (dress): 73.7 cm (29 in.) Center back (bolero): 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.567.1-2

Medium or Technique

Printed, voided silk jacquard weave, silk plain weave (taffeta), embroidered net, plastic sequins, glass beads, horsehair braid, cotton embroidery.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes