Woman's dress

English
about 1925


Dimensions

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

2010.1413

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave, embroidered with glass beads

On View

John Axelrod Gallery (Gallery 326)

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

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