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Woman's "Love and Tears" dress

American
1943
Designed by Gilbert Adrian (American, 1903–1959)


Object Place: Los Angeles, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 151.8 cm (59 3/4 in.) Center front: 151.1 cm (59 1/2 in.) Other (waist): 76.2 cm (30 in.)

Accession Number

2009.4975

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (crepe), printed

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s long dress of navy silk crepe with pattern of pierced pink hearts and pink and green swags of fabric.

Provenance

Before 2009, purchased in Los Angeles by an anonymous consigner; consigned to dealer Marilyn Glass, Los Angeles; purchased from Glass by the MFA (Accession date: November 18, 2009)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Fashion Council, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston