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Dress

French
1970s


Dimensions

center back length 62" (157.5 cm.)

Accession Number

2011.2055

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s draped sleeveless gown made of purple and pink silk jersey. Dress is cut so that pink circle is set within purple half circle, and closed by belt drawn through side slit.

Provenance

Said to have been purchased from a member of the Rothschild family, Paris, by Sarah Steinmertz; 2011, sold by Sarah Steinmertz to Marilyn Glass, Los Angeles; 2011, sold by Marilyn Glass to the MFA. (Accession date: December 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston