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Woman's evening dress

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Evening dress made of purple silk taffeta with slightly dropped waist, full skirt, and off-the-shoulder neckline edged with a row of oversize purple taffeta bows.

Provenance

Worn by designer's wife, Cile, to the Museum of Fine Arts "Museum Ball" on February 28, 1998; gift to MFA, 2007 (Accession date: December 12, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Burbidge

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

American, about 1998

Dimensions

Center back: 132.1 cm (52 in.)

Accession Number

2007.957

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes