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Woman's two-part dress

Wool knit dress with scoop neck, bodice and skirt in geometric pattern of trapezoids and triangles, sleeves and bottom of skirt in large square check. Matching wide belt, lined with leather. Dress labeled: "Rudi Gernreich designed for/ Harmon Knitwear/ 12"


Purchased by the MFA from Resurrection, New York City, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection, by exchange

American, Fall 1971

Object Place

United States


Center Back (dress): 95.3 cm (37 1/2 in.) Overall (belt): 7.6 x 97.8 cm (3 x 38 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool knit and leather


Textiles and Fashion Arts