Woman's dress

English
early 1970s
Designed by Ossie Clark (English, 1942–1996)


Dimensions

Center back: 153 cm (60 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4629

Medium or Technique

Acetate and rayon plain weave (crepe)

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Floor-length cherry red crepe dress with wide notched collar, long sleeves, 13 buttons down center front w/loops, and self belt. Interior label “Ossie Clark/for Radley/size 12-36”/91CMS.”

Provenance

August 27, 2009, purchased by Pamela Parmal of Providence, RI from Nikki Eve boutique, 17 Madison Street, Sag Harbor, NY; purchased from Parmal by the MFA (Accession date: October 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection and donated by the Textile & Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston