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Woman's ensemble in five parts (bra top, pair of earrings, necklace, hand bag, haltertop)

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Bra top: The "bra" of this ensemble is composed of black suede "cups", each composed of seven geometric-shaped elements around a circular shape, which are decorated by round large and small square mirrors. The elements are connected by silver-toned links. The two cups and the straps consist of...

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Late 1970s, purchased by Karen Rotenberg, Boston, in Greenwich Village, New York City; gift of Rotenberg and her husband Michael to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

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Gift of Karen and Michael Rotenberg

American (New York City), late 1970s


Bra top Height x width x depth: 16 x 33 x 1 cm (6 5/16 x 13 x 3/8 in.) without chain Earrings Height x width x depth: 8 x 4 x 0.7 cm (3 1/8 x 1 9/16 x 1/4 in.) Necklace Length x height x depth: 35.8 x 3 x 0.3 cm (14 1/8 x 1 3/16 x 1/8 in.) Handbag Height x width x depth: 19.8 x 33 x 2 cm (7 13/16 x 13 x 13/16 in.) Halter Top Height x width x depth: 30 x 50 x 0.8 cm (11 13/16 x 19 11/16 x 5/16 in.) without straps

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Bra top: Suede and mirror Earrings: Suede, mirror, and white metal Necklace: Suede and mirror Handbag: Suede and mirror Halter Top: Leather and plastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts