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Woman's two-part evening gown

White strapless scalloped bodice evening dress with appliquéd braid, beads, and faux pearls and scalloped pockets with metal side zipper with matching white stole.


Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell

American, 1950–53

Object Place

United States


Center Back (gown): 121.9 cm (48 in.) Center Back (stole): 198.1 x 29.2 cm (78 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Appliquéd linen, plain weave, appliquéd with braid, beads, and faux pearls


Textiles and Fashion Arts