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Long-sleeved silk dress with short standing collar in bold geometric black and yellow pattern print. Skirt attaches to bodice with wide knife pleats. Bodice and skirt are lined. Three glossy black buttons adorn a false front closure, while the dress closes by long hidden zipper in back. Label on...

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2011, purchased by Pam Parmal from Ebay; 2011, gift of Parmal to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Pamela Parmal in memory of Dolores Parmal


Reproduced with permission.

American, early 1960s


Center back: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk?; plastic buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts