Girl's dress

American
1920s


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back: 48.3 cm (19 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1343

Medium or Technique

Plain weave silk; embroidered with silk yarns

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Peach-colored sleeveless silk girl’s dress, embroidered around v-neck with pink, purple, yellow and green flowers, with similar embroidered smocking and three button closures on each shoulder.

Provenance

Purchased by Myra Wood; by descent to her daughter Florence Cassard Rowe (d. 1989); 1989, by inheritance to her daughter Barbara Rowe de Marneffe; 1989, gift of de Marneffe to the MFA (November 19, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Rowe de Marneffe