Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Woman's evening dress

American
About 1928


Object Place: America

Dimensions

131 x 72 cm (51 9/16 x 28 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.542

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet cut and voided, silk velvet, chiffon, and taffeta

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress of pinkish-gray figured chiffon velvet in large-scale fantastic floral design; straight cut with two almost straight self flounces below the waist; drapery of plain gray velvet over left shoulder and below left hip.

Provenance

1953, gift in memory of Gertrude Bickford Hutchings by her cousins to the MFA (Accession date: May 14, 1953); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Gertrude Bickford Hutchings by her cousins