Dress

American, California, San Francisco
1980s
Designed by Jeanne-Marc (American)


Dimensions

Center back: 94 cm (37 in.)

Accession Number

2013.330

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black dress in shirred material covered in small gold polka dots. Attached gold lame scarf with matching gold lettuce ruffles at bottom edge and sleeves. Front of dress has cross-over construction with six silver metal buttons in woven design running from left neckline to left armpit. Front and back of dress made up of five fabric panels in different gold patterns sewn into diagonal stripes. Billowy top tapers to info fitted skirt.

Signed

Interior label: "JEANNE MARC SMALL 8/10"

Provenance

Between 1970 and 1990, purchased by Sandra O. Moose, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2013, gift of Moose to the MFA. (Accession date: March 27, 2013)

Credit Line

Gift of Sandra O. Moose