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Pink short sleeve dress printed all over in black with dancing, park, and city scenes. Black buttons down center front from collar to hem with pink and black ties at the neckline and waist. One interior label: "A Doris Dodson Original."

Provenance

March 2010, purchased by Frederic A. Sharf, Brookline, MA and Palm Beach, FL from Palm Beach Vintage at Donovan & Gray, West Palm Beach, FL; gift of Sharf and his wife Jean to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

American, late 1940s

Object Place

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 109.2 cm (43 in.)

Accession Number

2010.317

Medium or Technique

Linen (?) plain weave; plastic

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes