Woman's dress

British
about 1925


Dimensions

Center back: 109 cm (42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2251

Medium or Technique

Cotton and silk

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long sleeved, creme-colored chemise dress with square neckline. Hand embroidered with figural and floral motifs including lotus flowers and scenes depicting Egyptian life. Lined body and unlined sleeves.

Provenance

By 2011, Leslie Verrinder of TinTin Collectibles, London; 2011, sold by TinTin Collectibles to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf