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Woman's dress

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Purple sequined mermaid gown with bow at waist and band collar. Unlined. Back zipper. Labels: "Frost Bros" "Norman Norell New York" Also, a Union Workers tag.

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, 1960–72

Dimensions

Center back: 142.2 cm (56 in.)

Accession Number

2011.44

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey, sequins

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes