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Light orange sleeveless evening dress in three parts. Outer dress has orange/pink and gray ostrich feathers sewn upside-down all over. Worn over either a nude colored, sleeveless dress or jumpsuit.


Before 2008, purchased by Cameron SIlver of Decades, Inc. from private client; purchased by MFA (Accession date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Marshall H. Gould Fund, funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and Susan Cornelia Warren Fund


Reproduced with permission.

French, Autumn/Winter 1966

Object Place

Paris, France


Center back (overdress): 135.9 cm (53 1/2 in.) Center back (slip): 129.5 cm (51 in.) Center back (jumpsuit): 114.3 cm (45 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; ostrich feathers; metal


Textiles and Fashion Arts