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Dress

American
1970s
Designed by Malcolm Starr (American, 1940–1976)


Dimensions

Center back: 119.4 cm (47 in.)

Accession Number

2013.255

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (chiffon), with applied glitter

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long white chiffon dress with long sleeves. Gold and silver metallic dots of glitter applied all over dress. High neck and small slit in front center.

Interior label: “DRY CLEAN ONLY”

Malcolm Starr International made for retail store with label Nettie Milgrim

Provenance

2012, sold by Palm Beach Vintage, Palm Beach, FL to Frederic A. Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf