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Girl's dress

French
early 1960s


Dimensions

Center back: 66.7 cm (26 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.324

Medium or Technique

Machine-embroidered linen plain weave with plastic buttons

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Girl’s red linen dress with round collar, short sleeves, box-pleated skirt, and black decorative embroidery in faux-blouse front pattern with five black buttons. Back zipper closure and belt. Labeled: “Bambolino/ Habille parfaitement les enfants/ 70”

Provenance

Purchased by the donor, Barbara Hammel, in Austria in the 1960s; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: June 25, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Hammel