Woman's dress

English
1950
Designed by Rahvis


Dimensions

Center back: 70 cm (27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1446

Medium or Technique

Beaded and sequined with plasic and glass beads. Cotton velvet.

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless black cocktail dress. Hand beaded, sequined and embroidered with flowers and half-moon shapes. Scalloped neckline and back.
Interior label reads:
“Rahvis
19, Upper Grosvenor St
 W.2.”

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