Mini dress

British
about 1968
Designed for Jean Varon (active 1960s–1970s), Designed by John Bates (English, born in 1938)


Dimensions

Center back: 73.7 cm (29 in.)

Accession Number

2013.234

Medium or Technique

Synthetic knit; printed

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black mini dress with long sleeves and high neckline. Collar and sleeves have a black and white floral/geometric design. Zipper down center back. Interior label: “JEAN VARON 14”

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