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Woman's dress

American
1950–55


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back: 118.1 cm (46 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.167

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave, metal zipper

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Strapless sundress of floral printed cotton in blues and greens, with attached shawl of same fabric. Fitted bodice with boning at sides and back, metal zipper, gathered skirt. Labelled: “Designed by Carolyn Schnurer for you - abc Fabrics - Guaranteed Washable”

Provenance

Purchased from Wayne Myers via internet auction by the MFA, April 27, 2005

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund