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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"


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


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

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Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave and velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts