Woman's dress

American
1969–70
Designed by Norman Norell (American, 1900–1972)


Dimensions

Center back: 100 cm (39 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.43

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey with hand-sewn sequins.

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Knee-length, mermaid gown with band collar. Red silk jersey ground with applied gold sequins. Long sleeves, with zippers at wrists and zipper closure in back. Unlined.

Fall/winter 1969-1970

Label:
“Norman Norell
New York”

Provenance

By 2011 with Decades, Inc., Los Angeles; 2011, purchased from Decades by the MFA (Accession date: March 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund