Dress

American
1965–69
Goldworm Knitwear Company (American, 1928–1981)


Dimensions

Center back: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2256

Medium or Technique

Polyester knit; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s polyester knit mini-dress, printed with repeating pattern of Indian figures amongst flowering trees/bushes, in brown, purple, green, yellow and orange. Labeled “Goldworm [golden worm symbol] - Made in Italy - 100% polyester - RN22211 - 8” and “Trevira 2000 - 100% synthetics”

Provenance

2011, purchased by Frederic Sharf at a vintage shop in West Palm Beach, FL; 2011, gift of Frederic and Jean Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf