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Woman's ensemble (dress, belt)

Short sleeve yellow dress patterned with blue horizontal rows, pink and blue books and flowers. Buttons down center front and button loops at natural waist. Two interior labels: "Enead/Garment" and "CC41." With self-fabric belt.

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, 1940s

  • Designed for CC41, English, 1941–1952
Object Place

England

Dimensions

Dress, belt: Center back: 109.2 cm (43 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1403.1-2

Medium or Technique

Dress, belt: Cotton (?) plain weave, printed; plastic

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes