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Woman's dress

American
about 1950
Designed by Claire McCardell (American, 1905-1958), For Townley


Place of Use: New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

Overall (dress): 104.1 cm (41 in.) Length x width (belt): 74.9 x 2.5 cm (29 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2002.212.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk twill

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Blue and red plaid dress with fitted bodice, full skirt pleated at waist, full sleeves with triple-box at cap, square neck and zipper-side closure. Blue elastic belt with same fabric on ends. Label: “Claire McCardell by Townley”

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