Woman's dress

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


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 92.7 cm (36 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1390

Medium or Technique

Rayon plain weave, printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black dress pattered with colorful wildflowers, trimmed with pink piping. Pink covered buttons down center front of bodice, bow/self-belt at natural waistline. Two slit pockets with bows underneath. Interior label: “CC41.”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London; 2010, sold by Verrinder to Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2010, year-end gift of Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf