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Woman's blouse

English
mid 1970s
Designed by Rae Spencer-Cullen (British), Designed for Miss Mouse (English (London), founded 1970s)


Object Place: London, England

Dimensions

Center back: 61 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number

2009.5179

Medium or Technique

Rayon satin weave, printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Retro 1940s-inspired pink satin blouse printed with an allover pattern of colorful tubes of paint, brushes, and palates. Keyhole neckline finished with black satin tie, trimmed at round collar, hem, and sleeves with black satin ruffle. Black buttons down the center front. Two belt loops, one at each side seam. Three interior labels, “14/Miss Mouse/London,” “100% Rayon/Made in England,” and “This garment should/be dry cleaned/NOT WASHED.”

Provenance

November 7, 2009, purchased from vintage boutique in London by Frederic A. Sharf; gift of Sharf and his wife Jean to the MFA (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf