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Woman's dress

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Silk jersey dress with trompe l'oeil pattern suggesting separate red monogrammed jacket, blue pleated skirt, and white collared blouse. Label reads, "Roberta di Camerino, Made in Italy," size 50.

Provenance

Purchased at Cornette de Saint Cyr, Paris, auction by the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Lynne Rickabaugh, Susan B. Kaplan, and Gabriella Beranek

Italian, about 1972

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Center back: 138.4 cm (54 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.629

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes