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Woman's dress

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Yellow and purple patchwork chiffon empire waistline dress with long sleeves and yellow velvet trim. Labeled: "Thea Porter/ London"

Provenance

Purchased from Resurrection, Los Angeles, CA, by the MFA, March 21, 2007

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

English, about 1970

  • Designed by Thea Porter, English (born in Jerusalem), 1927–2000
Dimensions

Center back: 127 cm (50 in.)

Accession Number

2007.265

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave (chiffon), rayon and cotton damask, rayon velvet ribbon; lined with silk plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes