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Dress

American, Massachusetts, Chestnut Hill
1960–1970
Designed by Polly Watson


Dimensions

Center back: 137.2 cm (54 in.)

Accession Number

2013.261

Medium or Technique

Silk twill, printed; lined with silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long dress with long full sleeves. Geometric pattern with concentric circles made up of light blue/dark blue/lime green dots. Square neckline with three scallops protruding from the edge of the neckline. Scalloped edges at bottom hem and sleeve openings. Empire waist made of lime green piping. Lime green silk lining. Interior label: “POLLY WATSON CHESTNUT HILL, MASS”

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