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Woman's two-part evening gown

American
1950–53
Possibly designed by Bill Blass (American, 1922–2002), For Anna Miller (American)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center Back (gown): 121.9 cm (48 in.) Center Back (stole): 198.1 x 29.2 cm (78 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.474.1-2

Medium or Technique

Appliquéd linen, plain weave, appliquéd with braid, beads, and faux pearls

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White strapless scalloped bodice evening dress with appliquéd braid, beads, and faux pearls and scalloped pockets with metal side zipper with matching white stole.

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