Woman's two-part dress

American
1958–61
Designed by Ceil Chapman (American, born in 1912), Retailed by Sincerely Jenny (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center Back (dress): 86.4 cm (34 in.) Center Back (belt): 54.6 x 2.5 cm (21 1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

2005.473.1-2

Medium or Technique

Printed cotton plain weave and velvet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black and white floral dress with velvet ribbon at bodice, matching headband with bow, and metal zipper along centerback. Labeled: “Sincerely Jenny” Labeled: “Ceil Chapman”

Provenance

Gift from Marilyn M. Maxwell (donor's mother) December 25, 1987; 2005 Gift to MFA, September 21, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Stewart Shillito Maxwell, Jr. in memory of his mother Marilyn M. Maxwell