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Woman's dress

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Knee-length, mermaid gown with band collar. Red silk jersey ground with applied gold sequins. Long sleeves, with zippers at wrists and zipper closure in back. Unlined. Fall/winter 1969-1970 Label: "Norman Norell New York"

Provenance

By 2011 with Decades, Inc., Los Angeles; 2011, purchased from Decades by the MFA (Accession date: March 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

American, 1969–70

Dimensions

Center back: 100 cm (39 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.43

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey with hand-sewn sequins.

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes