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Woman's dress

"The Traffic Light Dress"

English
1970s
Designed by Ossie Clark (English, 1942–1996)


Dimensions

Center back: 138.4 cm (54 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1420

Medium or Technique

Rayon broken twill (crepe)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black crepe dress with yellow edging to the collar and cuffs, five yellow crepe covered buttons on the bodice, long sleeves with yellow, green, and red puffs, and a full skirt with bands of yellow, green, and red. Labeled: “Ossie Clark/ Made in London, England/ 10/ Dry Clean Only”

Provenance

Purchased from Resurrection, New York City, September 20, 2006.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston