Woman's dress

American
1960–72
Designed by Norman Norell (American, 1900–1972)


Dimensions

Center back: 142.2 cm (56 in.)

Accession Number

2011.44

Medium or Technique

Silk jersey, sequins

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Purple sequined mermaid gown with bow at waist and band collar. Unlined. Back zipper.

Labels:
“Frost Bros”
“Norman Norell
New York”

Also, a Union Workers tag.

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