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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.

Provenance

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

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

French, Autumn/Winter 1966

Object Place

Paris, France

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

2009.2841.1-3

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; ostrich feathers; metal

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes