Dress

American
1970s
Designed by Alfred Shaheen (1922–2008)


Dimensions

Center back: 99.1 cm (39 in.)

Accession Number

2013.266

Medium or Technique

Polyester/nylon plain weave; printed

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long sleeved pale green knee lenth dress with v-neck. Sleeves are sheer and cuffs have two fabric-covered buttons. Floral pattern on front and back in green, orange and pink. Zipper down center back.

Interior label: “ALFRED SHAHEEN CALIFORNIA HAWAII” “10”

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.