Yellow and purple patchwork chiffon empire waistline dress with long sleeves and yellow velvet trim. Labeled: "Thea Porter/ London"
Purchased from Resurrection, Los Angeles, CA, by the MFA, March 21, 2007
Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts Boston
Reproduced with permission.
English, about 1970
- Designed by Thea Porter, English (born in Jerusalem), 1927–2000
Center back: 127 cm (50 in.)
Medium or Technique
Printed silk plain weave (chiffon), rayon and cotton damask, rayon velvet ribbon; lined with silk plain weave