Designed by Pauline Trigère (American (born in France), 1912–2002)
Center back (dress): 124.5 cm (49 in.) Center back (capelet): 38.1 cm (15 in.)
Medium or Technique
Synthetic and cotton (?) weft-patterned plain weave (organza) with plain weave (organza) lining
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Sleeveless floor-length dress of red organza with a woven ribbon and dot pattern; draped fitted bodice with 3 spaghetti straps on each shoulder, straight skirt gathered at waist. Plain red organza lining. Labeled: “Pauline Trigere/6”.
Elbow-length capelet of red organza with a woven ribbon and dot pattern, gathered to organza-covered string tie at neck, hem stiffened by gathering fullness at inside hem to plain red organza lining.
Purchased from Grace Jones Shop, Salado, Texas around 1983; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007
Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes