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Woman's ensemble (dress and coat)

Underdress of pinkish-beige silk plain weave (crepe) cut with a high waistline and yoke top of brown silk chiffon. Labeled inside: "Sorelle Fontana #2146 Roma Made in Italy". Coat made of pinkish-beige silk crepe high waistline and peter pan collar. Split front and back panels covered with...

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Inherited by the donor's aunt, Lea Karina Achron, in 1988; Gift to MFA (Accession Date: January 23, 2008)

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Gift of Lois Chazen from the Estate of Lea Karina Achron

Italian, mid to late 1960s


Dress center back length: 37 inches. Coat center back length: 35 inches.

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Medium or Technique

Dress: Silk plain weave (crepe) and silk plain weave (chiffon). Coat: Silk plain weave (crepe) embroidered with plastic beads and sequins.


Textiles and Fashion Arts