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Woman's ensemble in two parts (top, skirt)

Long sleeved collarless blouse of sheer black fabric patterned with foliate design and trimmed around placket with orange silk satin printed with a design of chrysanthemums and reembroidered in gold metallic thread; also trimmed at cuffs with Chinese silk satin, embroidered in polychrome design and...

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Before 2010, purchased by Jean S. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

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Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Woman's blouse

American, 1970s–1980s

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Top: Center back: 58 cm (22 13/16 in.) Skirt: Center back: 69 cm (27 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Synthetic plain weave (crepe) with warp patterning, clipped; silk plain weave (crepe), printed and embroidered; silk satin weave, embroidered; synthetic plain weave; synthetic damask; elastic


Textiles and Fashion Arts