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Woman's gown in two parts

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Red silk blouse with black block print in primitive abstract motif overall, draped from drop shoulder to center front deep V-neckline with zipper closure, full elbow length sleeves with ties at the cuffs. Labeled: "Christian Lacroix/Paris/9071." Single seamed skirt of wide horizontal black and...

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1993, Christian Lacroix Haute Couture; 1994, sold by Christian Lacroix to a private collection, France. April 11, 2006, anonymous sale, Doyle, New York, Lot 145, to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 24, 2006)

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Frank B. Bemis Fund

Woman's Carnivale inspired gown

French, Spring-Summer 1993

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Textiles and Fashion Arts