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Woman's dress


Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed; plastic; metal

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Sleeveless off-white dress with wide boat neckline and orange hem with brown leaf-like pattern stamped where the two colors meet. Pleated skirt begins at natural waist with a pocket at each hip. Unfinished edge at waistband, arm openings and collar. Zipper runs down center back. Self belt. Waistband on interior with hook and eye closure at center back. Lingerie snaps at each shoulder. Skirt is lined in a lightweight plain weave silk.


Before 2008, purchased by donor, Chestnut Hill, MA; gift to the MFA (December 17, 2008).

Credit Line

Anonymous gift