Woman's dress

French
1980s
Attributed to Nina Ricci (Italian (active in France), 1883–1970)


Dimensions

Center back (dress): 123.2 cm (48 1/2 in.) Center back (belt): 76.2 cm (30 in.)

Accession Number

2007.575.1-2

Medium or Technique

Cotton twill, wool twill with silk braid, silk plain weave lining

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s black and white gingham print dress with a full, pleated skirt, attached bolero jacket with 3/4 sleeves and 5 black plastic buttons on each sleeve and 8 plastic buttons along the front, and a silk white polka-dot bow tie at the collar. Labeled: “Bergdorf Goodman/ On the Plaza/ New York”. Matching belt.

Provenance

Owned by donor's mother; Gift to MFA June 27, 2007

Credit Line

Anonymous gift