Dress

Dutch
Designed by Koos van den Akker (American (born in Netherlands, 1939))


Dimensions

Center back: 123.2 cm (48 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2012.193

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Collections

Americas, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long sleeved floor-length dress. Light beige material with muted red designs and muted blue vertical lines. Bottom hem has 2 tiers, bottom tier made of striped fabric that matches the trim on the upper tier. Lace trim around neckline and cuffs. Matching lace trim extends from the neckline a seam at the armpits. Back is v-cut and has matching lace trim. Striped belt ties around waist.

Interior label: “KOOS VAN DEN AKKER NEW YORK DEN HAAG S”

Provenance

By 2011, acquired by Nancy T. Lerner; 2012, gift of Lerner to the MFA. (Accession date: April 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Nancy T. Lerner in memory of Steven L. Lerner

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.