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Woman's evening dress

English
about 1945
Labeled II O II [Utility] (British, 1945–1950)


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center back: 129 cm (50 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.1393

Medium or Technique

Velvet; silk satin weave; metal

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green velvet evening dress with bow detailing across bust and shoulders. Zipper along center back. Interior bodice lined in light brown silk with narrow waistband and two labels: “II O II” and “Baroque/Ltd./London.”

Provenance

By 2010, with Leslie Verrinder, Tin Tin Collectables, London, UK; purchased from Verrinder by Mr. Frederic Sharf; gift of Sharf to the MFA (Accession date: January 26, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf