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Dress

British
1970s
Designed by Ossie Clark (English, 1942–1996), Fabric designed by Celia Birtwell (English, born in 1941), Designed for Radley (British)


Dimensions

Center back: 114.3 cm (45 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2306

Medium or Technique

Rayon plain weave crepe, printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sheer brown rayon dress printed with abstract pattern of brush strokes and squiggles in yellow, orange, and green. Short sleeves with ties at shoulders. Interior label:
“Ossie Clark

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