Deaccessioned June 26, 2014
Woman's evening dress
Object Place: Boston, USA
151 x 78 cm (59 7/16 x 30 11/16 in.) overall measurement taken flat for hanging storage
Medium or Technique
Silk faille and nylon net with metal zipper
Evening dress of yellow silk covered with three layers of yellow nylon net. Strappless bodice. Long circle skirt with net following the cut of the silk near the waistline and then gathered below the hip level. Just above gathers, but not extending to waistline, a zone of brown silk instead of yellow underlies the net.
1970, gift of Mrs. Hamilton Osgood to the MFA (Accession date: April 8, 1970); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.
Gift of Mrs. Hamilton Osgood