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Blouse

English
1971
Designed by John Bates (English, born in 1938), Designed for Jean Varon (active 1960s–1970s)


Dimensions

Center back: 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2271

Medium or Technique

Tri-acetate plain weave, printed.

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s blouse printed with pattern of tribal-inspired geometric motifs in reds, blacks, beige, and greens. Long bow tie at collar, center front button closure, and full sleeves gathered into wide double button cuffs.

Provenance

By 2011, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by TinTin Collectibles to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf