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Girl's dress with matching brooch

American
1970–74
Designed by Florence Eiseman (American, 1899–1988)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back: 77 cm (30 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4977.1-2

Medium or Technique

Dress: wool knit; plastic; metal Brooch: metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Navy blue long-sleeve knit dress with red collar and cuffs. Red triangular patch below collar, trimmed with silver futuristic triangular spiral brooch. Elbow darts. Rear half belt with metal snap closure. Zipper down center back. Unlined with two interior labels: “Florence Eiseman/designed for/Dena Carll” and “10”.

Brooch: Silver triangular spiral brooch.

Provenance

About 1972, worn by Elliot Bostwick Davis, New York; gift of Davis in memory of her governess, Miss Grace Bee, to the MFA (Accession date: November 18, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Elliot Bostwick Davis in memory of Miss Grace Bee