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Dress

English
1970s


Dimensions

Center back: 148.6 cm (58 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2307

Medium or Technique

Polyester knit, plastic sequins

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s red polyester long dress with low square neckline, lined with rhinestones and long full sleeves. Center front bodice and wide flaring sleeve cuffs embellished with yellow, blue, and pink sequins. Front and back gathers at empire waist, side zipper. Red lace trim at hem. Interior label: “BIll Gibb London 12”

Provenance

By 2011, with Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, purchased from Verrinder by Jean and Frederic Sharf; 2011, gift of the Sharfs to the MFA (Accession date: December 30, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf