Woman's dress

English
1940s
Labeled CC41 (English, 1941–1952)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 116.8 cm (46 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1382

Medium or Technique

Rayon plain weave (crepe), plastic

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown short sleeve wrap dress with padded shoulders, v-neckline, and gathered detailing at the centerfront. Hemline is trimed with round brown plastic decorative elements. One interior label, “CC41/1063/A/Rhonda Roy/Frock.”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf