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Woman's dress

American
1967
Norman Norell (American, 1900–1972)


Object Place: New York, U.S.A.

Dimensions

94.5 cm (37 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1980.483

Medium or Technique

Silk and wool; crepe

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless shift. Heavy-weight black wool and silk crepe. Short “Nehru” collar; gored miniskirt with high waist; 12 covered button closure on left shoulder, zipper closure at left side. Black silk lining. Labels: “Norman Norell, New York” and “The French Shops, Filene’s Boston.”

Provenance

Designed by Norman Norell (1900-72), active 1932-72

Credit Line

Gift of Harriet Wilinsky Goodman