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Woman's evening dress

American
1950


Accession Number

2006.1181

Medium or Technique

Lace, tulle, and silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Tea rose and black chantilly style lace, boned bodice with black lace straps, appliqué waistband, and crossover bands at the bust. The mid-calf length skirt has inserted vertical panels, a tulle petticoat, and a silk shantung underskirt. Labeled: “Mainbocher Inc.”

Provenance

Purchased by MFA from Doyle New York June 21, 2006.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by Penny Vinik