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Woman's ensemble in two parts (dress and jacket)

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Red velvet evening ensemble consisting of jacket and dress. Dress with braided shoulder straps. Gathered bustline, wide waist panel and gathered skirt long skirt coming to a slight V at the center front waistline, and a deep V at the center back. 11" zipper on left side. Matching jacket with...

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Until 1989, in collection of Florence Cassard Rowe; 1989, by inheritance to her daughter, Barbara Rowe de Marneffe, MA; gift of de Marneffe to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Rowe de Marneffe

American, mid 1930s

Object Place

United States


Center back (jacket): 44.5 cm (17 1/2 in.) Center back (dress): 138.4 cm (54 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts