Woman's dress

English
about 1956
Horrockses Fashions (English, founded 1946)


Place of Origin: United Kingdom

Dimensions

Center back: 91.4 cm (36 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1438

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Printed cotton summer dress with light blue ground and horizontal bands of blue and lavendar flowers; V-neck front and back, with short raglan sleeves, self fabric bow at neck bottom, fitted bodice with full skirt, zipper back closure; labeled: “Horrockses” “16”

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