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Woman's dress

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Long sleeved, creme-colored chemise dress with square neckline. Hand embroidered with figural and floral motifs including lotus flowers and scenes depicting Egyptian life. Lined body and unlined sleeves.

Provenance

By 2011, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by to Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

British, about 1925

Dimensions

Center back: 109 cm (42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2251

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes