Woman's dress

English
about 1945
Labeled CC41 (English, 1941–1952)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 114.9 cm (45 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1389

Medium or Technique

Linen (?) plain weave, printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light blue short sleeve dress with horizontal rows of purple polka-dot ribbons. Clear buttons down center front. Metal zipper on right side. Interior shoulder pads and two labels: “Frances Leopold/Casuals” and “II O II.”

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