Dress

American
about 1965
Designed by Alfred Shaheen (1922–2008)


Dimensions

Center back: 99.1 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

2013.263

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; printed

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Light blue silk shirt dress with collar and buttons down front. 3/4 sleeves. Japanesque design in front and back with green stylized clouds and plum blossoms. Signed “SHAHEEN”

Interior label: “ALFRED SHAHEEN…THE MASTER PRINTER” “HAND WASH” “BULLOCKS WILSHIRE: CASUAL SHOP.”

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

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.