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Woman's day dress

French
1922
Designed for House of Worth (French, 1858-1956)


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

Center front: 123 cm (48 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

62.344

Medium or Technique

Linen embroidered with silk threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue linen embroidered with white silk threads in pseudo-peasant pattern. Silk cord ties at V-neck opening. At each side are five buttons and loops which when unbuttoned enable person to get into dress. Linen worn and broken through in some places.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, April 11, 1962

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop and Mrs. George L. Batchelder