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Woman's two-part dress

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Black and white floral dress with velvet ribbon at bodice, matching headband with bow, and metal zipper along centerback. Labeled: "Sincerely Jenny" Labeled: "Ceil Chapman"

Provenance

Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell

American, 1958–61

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

Center Back (dress): 86.4 cm (34 in.) Center Back (belt): 54.6 x 2.5 cm (21 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2005.473.1-2

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave and velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes