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

Sleeveless floor-length dress of red organza with a woven ribbon and dot pattern; draped fitted bodice with 3 spaghetti straps on each shoulder, straight skirt gathered at waist. Plain red organza lining. Labeled: "Pauline Trigere/6". Elbow-length capelet of red organza with a woven ribbon...

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Provenance

Purchased from Grace Jones Shop, Salado, Texas around 1983; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes

American, about 1983

Dimensions

Center back (dress): 124.5 cm (49 in.) Center back (capelet): 38.1 cm (15 in.)

Accession Number

2007.568.1-2

Medium or Technique

Synthetic and cotton (?) weft-patterned plain weave (organza) with plain weave (organza) lining

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes