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Woman's two-part dress

American
1947–53
Possibly designed by Bill Blass (American, 1922–2002), For Anna Miller (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center Back (dress): 97.8 cm (38 1/2 in.) Center Back (belt): 78.7 x 1.9 cm (31 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2005.475.1-2

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown halter dress with metal side zipper and matching belt.

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