Woman's dress

English
about 1968


Dimensions

Center back: 101.6 cm (40 in.)

Accession Number

2008.121

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave (crepe)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Mini dress using a combination of “Mr. Man” fabric (design of a man and floral shapes in pink, orange, blue, and yellow resembling imaginary neon lights), “Superman Star” fabric (abstract design in orange, blue, green, and yellow made from cuttings of comics), and “Lipstick Stripe” fabric (repetitive design of tubes of lipstick, lips, and blue and yellow wavy lines). No label.

Provenance

From the estate of D.D. Ryan, New York; March 1, 2008, Grogan & Company sale, lot 380; Purchased by the MFA (Accession date: April 23, 2008)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Penny Vinik

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.