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Woman's dress

American
1950s


Place of Use: New Hampshire, U.S.A.; Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

CB: 104.8 cm (41 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.207

Medium or Technique

Cotton pique

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue and white striped pique day dress. Bodice cut on bias; sleeve cut in one with bodice; V-neck front and back with side zipper closure; belt missing. Label: “Claire McCardell Clothes by Townley.” Second Label: “Floyds Petticoat Alley, Manchester, NH”

Provenance

Charlotte K. Anderson; Gift to the MFA, June 26, 2002

Credit Line

The Charlotte K. Anderson Revocable Trust in memory of Charlotte K. Anderson