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Dress with sash

British
about 1975
Designed by John Bates (English, born in 1938), Designed for Jean Varon (active 1960s–1970s)


Dimensions

Dress, Center back: 152.4 cm (60 in.) Sash Length: 1498.6 mm (59 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2281.1-2

Medium or Technique

Rayon, printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Maxi-dress with polychrome geometric print; dress has center front buttons, wide lapels and long, full sleeves with cuffs, self-tying sash. Buttons to waist, zipper at waist (front).

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