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Woman's dress in two parts (dress and scarf)

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Black voided silk velvet knee length dress with rounded neck, princess-style pleated panels, vertical rows of irregular heart shaped motifs, flared long sleeves, and metal zippers at center back and on sleeve cuffs. Labeled: "Alfred Fiandaca" Condition: Whitish stains on lower front and inside...

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Purchased by donor in the 1960s; Gift to MFA March 21, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Daphne Farago


© Alfred Fiandaca

American (Boston), 1960s


Center back (dress): 108 cm (42 1/2 in.) Center front (dress): 102.9 cm (40 1/2 in.) Length x width (scarf): 116.8 x 28.6 cm (46 x 11 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Voided silk velvet and silk taffeta


Textiles and Fashion Arts