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Dress

English
1967
Designed by John Bates (English, born in 1938), Designed for Jean Varon (active 1960s–1970s)


Dimensions

Center back: 95.3 cm (37 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2272

Medium or Technique

Nylon and cotton machine lace

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s babydoll mini-dress of sheer yellow nylon with yellow acetate lining. V-neck bodice and wide skirt hem of white cotton lace. High waistline trimmed with yellow satin ribbon and bow.

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