Woman's dress

American
1970s


Object Place: Los Angeles, California, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 116.8 cm (46 in.)

Accession Number

2009.328

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave, tie dyed; rayon; rayon embroidery; suede; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short sleeveless v-neck peasant inspired dress with orange bodice with floral patterning. Wide purple waistband laces up the center front with purple and black floral embroidery on either side. Black, red, green, and orange tie-dyed skirt with asymmetrical hemline. Interior label reads: “Holly’s Harp.”

Provenance

Before 2008, purchased by Cameron SIlver of Decades, Inc. from private client; purchased by MFA (Accession date: February 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.