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Woman's "Love and Tears" dress

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Woman's long dress of navy silk crepe with pattern of pierced pink hearts and pink and green swags of fabric.


Before 2009, purchased in Los Angeles by an anonymous consigner; consigned to dealer Marilyn Glass, Los Angeles; purchased from Glass by the MFA (Accession date: November 18, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

American, 1943

Object Place

Los Angeles, United States


Center back: 151.8 cm (59 3/4 in.) Center front: 151.1 cm (59 1/2 in.) Other (waist): 76.2 cm (30 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (crepe), printed


Textiles and Fashion Arts