Woman's wedding dress
Labeled II O II [Utility] (British, 1945–1950)
Object Place: England
Center back: 188 cm (74 in.) Center front: 135.9 x 74.9 cm (53 1/2 CF x 29 1/2 in. Waist measurement) Bust: 38 1/2"
Medium or Technique
Acetate satin weave
Not On View
White satin long sleeve wedding dress with white leaf patterning. Square neckline with padded shoulders. Waistline at natural waist with narrow pleating along waistband, self belt that ties in back. Long skirt with short train. Buttons down center back. Metal zipper on right side. Interior label at neckline: “II O II”.
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)
Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf