Woman's dress

American
1970
Designed by Katherine Westphal (American, born in 1919)


Dimensions

Center back: 123 cm (48 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.51

Medium or Technique

Cotton corduroy, screenprinted Synthetic lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long-sleeved, full-length corduroy dress. Screenprinted with repeated image of a helmeted man riding a fish. Yellow, purple, orange and red on a natural ground. Attached sash ties at front. Lined in red synthetic.

Label inside:
“Decades Inc”

Detached label found inside:
“Katherine Westphal
2715 Belrose
Berkeley CA 947205”

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Jane Pappalardo

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.