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Printed cotton summer dress with light blue ground and horizontal bands of blue and lavendar flowers; V-neck front and back, with short raglan sleeves, self fabric bow at neck bottom, fitted bodice with full skirt, zipper back closure; labeled: "Horrockses" "16"


By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

English, about 1956

Place of Origin

United Kingdom


Center back: 91.4 cm (36 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave


Textiles and Fashion Arts