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Designed by Oscar de la Renta (American (born in the Dominican Republic), born in 1932)


Center back: 94 cm (37 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Acrylic, wool and mohair twill (houndstooth check) with plastic faceted stones and vinyl ribbon

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Cocktail dress of brown and ivory houndstooth check woven with chenille threads; fitted dress with short sleeves, rounded neckline and zipper back closures, trimmed along centerfront, neck, sleeves, and waist with a ribbon on houndstooth back with brown vinyl and faceted plastic paillettes; lined with ivory plain weave silk


Label: Oscar de la Renta, size 8, made in USA
Tag: 53% Acrylic, 25% Wool, 12% Mohair, 7% Nylon, 3% Flax; Silk Lining


Early to mid 1980s-early 2000s, sold or gifted by Roy Halston Frowick or Christian Dior to Jacqueline Parker Togut, New York; 2016, gift of Jacqueline Parker Togut to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 28, 2016)

Credit Line

Gift of Jacqueline Parker Togut