Dress

American
1950–55
Designed by Alfred Shaheen (1922–2008), Designed for Surf N Sand (American, 1952-1988)


Object Place: Honolulu, United States, Hawaii

Dimensions

Center back: 97 cm (38 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2004

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless, tea-length woman’s dress with oversized collar. Pearly white buttons down front. Red, white and black “Hawaiian” print.

Interior label:
“Surf n Sand
Made in Honolulu, Hawaii”

Provenance

August 2011, sold by Lynne Miller, Tulsa, to Paul McAlpine, Weymouth, MA; 2011, gift of McAlpine to the MFA. (Accession date: November 16, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Paul Edward McAlpine

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.