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Dress with matching jacket
Hardy Amies (English, 1909–2003)
Object Place: London, England
Center back (jacket): 50.2 cm (19 3/4 in.) Center back (dress): 91.4 cm (36 in.)
Medium or Technique
Printed silk twill and cotton velvet
Not On View
Matching dress and jacket ensemble of white silk foulard printed with small green roses to resemble chine silk. Sleeveless dress with small cap, v-neck front and back, fitted along the princess sleeve, skirt fullness made with box pleats, zipper back closure; matching fitted “New Look” jacket with padded hips, 3/4 sleeves, self-fabric buttons, and green velvet collar.
Interior label (jacket): "Hardy Amies, 14, Saville Row, London, W.1., Made in England"
2012, purchased by Pamela Parmal, Providence, RI on eBay; 2012, gift of Parmal to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)
Gift of Mrs. William C. Van Siclen, Jr.