Woman's dress

American
1950s
Designed by Tina Leser (American, 1910–1986), For Edwin H. Forman, Inc.


Dimensions

Height x width (bust): 36 in. (91.4 cm) Height x width (waist): 29 in. (73.7 cm)

Accession Number

2006.1273

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress of brown and blue striped cotton, fitted bodice with draped band, full pleated skirt, short puffed sleeves gathered to elastic at shoulders. Label: “Tina Leser design by Forman / 14”

Provenance

Dealer acquired from an estate in Old Westbury, Long Island. MFA purchase via an internet auction from Naomi Gittler on June 21, 2006

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Chamberlain and Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund, by exchange

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.