Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Woman's dress

American
late 1960s–early 1970s
Designed by Adele Simpson (American, 1903–1995)


Dimensions

Center back: 128.3 cm (50 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2007.775

Medium or Technique

Silk and rayon velvet, printed silk and lurex plain weave, acetate plain weave lining

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Floor-length dress with burgundy velvet bodice and small standing collar, sleeves, skirt and collar bow of silk and lurex printed with paisley design in red, purple, white, blue and green; acetate plain weave lining. Labeled: “Adele Simpson”

Provenance

2007, gift of Joan Raines to the MFA (Accession date: September 19, 2007); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Adele Simpson