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Woman's evening dress

Floor-length, sleeveless princess-line dress of off-white silk faille, with front and back V necklines, wide bows on each shoulder, and a slit at the center front hem. Center back zipper. Labels: "Mollie Parnis, New York" and "Ann Barron, Brookline."


Donor purchased in the 1960s; Gift to MFA March 21, 2007.

Credit Line

Gift of Lois B. Torf

American, 1960s

Object Place

New York City, NY, United States


Center back: 114.3 cm (45 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (faille), silk plain weave lining. metal zipper


Textiles and Fashion Arts