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Girl's dress

Austrian
1960s


Dimensions

Center back: 63.5 cm (25 in.)

Accession Number

2008.325

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave, printed cotton plain weave, silver-plated buttons

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Girl’s dirndle made with a gathered skirt in blue floral print cotton, and a red linen sleeveless bodice, trimmed at neckline with red linen braid with six silver-plated buttons down center front. Labeled: “Tostmann Original Osterr. Trachten/ 8”

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