Woman's dress

American
early 1930s


Dimensions

Center front: 132.1 cm (52 in.)

Accession Number

2006.1989

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave (chiffon)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s bias-cut chiffon dress printed with overall pattern of black, yellow, green, and red flowers, cape-like double layer at neckline, and cap sleeves.

Provenance

Inherited by donor from her mother-in-law, Bertha Grinker Hammel. Gift to the MFA December 13, 2006.

Credit Line

Gift of Barbara Field Hammel