Woman's evening gown

English
about 1947
Labeled II O II [Utility] (British, 1945–1950), Labeled Howard's


Object Place: England

Dimensions

Center front: 132.1 cm (52 in.) Center back: 147.3 x 71.1 cm (58 x 28 in.) Bust: 35 1/2"

Accession Number

2010.1406

Medium or Technique

Acetate, satin weave, printed

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long, off the shoulder gown with three tiers and full sweeping skirt in abstract print of circles in olive, yellow, red and pink. Labelled “II O II” and “Howard’s - size 14B”

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