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Dress with matching belt and headscarf

1970–75

Goldworm Knitwear Company, American, 1928–1981 American


Dimensions

Dress: Center back: 104.1 cm (41 in.) Belt: Length: 1828.8 mm (72 in.) Scarf: Height x width: 29 x 29 in. (73.7 x 73.7 cm)

Accession Number

2010.665.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool, machine knit, printed; silk, printed

Not On View

Collections

Americas , Contemporary Art , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knee-length, long-sleeve dress with round keyhole neck and back zipper, in "Matisse" style print in red, black blue, yellow, green, cream and orange; matching belt and headscarf. Lable: Goldworm link - Made in Italy - 100% virgin wool - RN 22211 - link 18

Braided belt in multicolored wool strands, with fringe at both ends.

Printed silk headscarf in matching "Matisse" style print in red, black blue, yellow, green, cream and orange

Provenance

By 2010, with Cathy Hammond LLC, Clio, MI; July 2010, sold by Hammond to the MFA. (Accession date: September 22, 2010)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf