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Woman's ensemble in four parts (dress, jacket, hat, neckpiece)

Short dress with black satin weave silk shoulder straps. Dress is made of off-white silk twill weave adorned with black lace with ribbon and sequins in a swirl pattern. Fitted with darts at princess line in bodice. Hem is asymettical coming higher at the right side and curving down to the left...

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Provenance

By 2009, in collection of Yolanda Cellucci of Waltham, MA; gift of Cellucci to the MFA (Accession date: September 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Yolanda of Yolanda Enterprises Inc.

American, 1980s

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Dress: center back: 78 cm (30 11/16 in.) Jacket: center back: 30 cm (11 13/16 in.) Neckpiece: length x width: 33 x 5 cm (13 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4188.1-4

Medium or Technique

Silk satin weave ribbon; lace; plastic sequins; silk twill weave; silk plain weave (crepe); plastic interfacing; tulle plain weave; metal; padding synthetic material, metallic thread; silk twill weave; tulle; peacock feathers

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes