Woman's dress

English
1960s
Designed by Jean Muir (British, 1933–1995), Retailed by Henri Bendel Department Store (American, founded 1895)


Dimensions

Center back: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number

2007.266

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave (chiffon)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Yellow printed chiffon dress with pink, purple, black, and green abstract shapes, a ruffled sailor collar, (10) ten layers of ruffles along the skirt, and metal zipper along center front. Labeled: “Jean Muir/ London” and “Henri Bendel/ Limited Edition/ London”

Provenance

Purchased from Resurrection, Los Angeles, CA, by the MFA, March 21, 2007

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.