Woman's dress

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


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 114.3 cm (45 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1404

Medium or Technique

Rayon (?) plain weave; plastic; metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White short sleeve dress with wide collar, three buttons at center front of bodice, and pleated skirt. Printed with blue, yellow, and red transportation motifs, including ocean liners, luggage, and airplanes. Belt loops at natural waist and snaps along right side. Interior shoulder pads and two label: “A/Springwear/Model” and “CC41.”

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