Dress

British
about 1977
John Bates (English, born in 1938), Labeled Jean Varon (active 1960s–1970s)


Dimensions

Center back: 156.2 cm (61 1/2 in.) Other (waist): 29 in. (73.7 cm)

Accession Number

2013.218

Medium or Technique

Rayon knit?; printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Shirt dress made of rayon knit? with white ground printed with blue and red squares; long sleeves, button front with center plaquette and turned down collar” fitted waist with long full skirt; slits cut vertically through bodice back.

Provenance

2012, sold by Leslie Verrinder, Tintin Collectibles, London, England to Frederic A. Sharf, Chesnut 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