Woman's dress

about 1925


Center back: 84.8 cm (33 3/8 in.) Center front: 83.8 cm (33 in.) Costume: 34 1/2 × 35 × 39 in. (87.6 × 88.9 × 99.1 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, embroidered with glass beads

On View

John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s pink sleeveless evening dress with deep V neckline front and back, embroidered all over with silver glass beads; waistline embellished with pink and gold glass beads in swirling disk pattern; hemline embroidered with deep border of black beads and stylized feather swirls in pink and gold beads.


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