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Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress)

Woman's cocktail dress made of waffle/grid plain weave sheer fabric, printed with large-scale floral pattern in magenta, pink and green on purple ground. Bodice has deep V-neckline with large elbow-length puffed sleeves, with pink silk sash. Two detached shoulder pads are safety-pinned to the...

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By 1990, purchased by Mary Philopolous, Canton MA; 2010, gift of Mary Philopolous to MFA. (Accession Date: December 15, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Philopoulos


© Alfred Fiandaca

American, 1980s

Object Place

United States


Center back: 95 cm (37 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Synthetic plain weave, silk plain weave, synthetic net


Textiles and Fashion Arts