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Top (part one of a two-piece play suit)

British
1950
Designed by Bourne and Hollingsworth, Retailed by Renjoy


Dimensions

Center back: 52.1 cm (20 1/2 in.)

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fitted top with attached pleated mini skirt. Green and gold paisley pattern. Zipper down center back. Interior label: “BOURNE AND HOLLINGSWORTH OXFORD ST W.I.” “RENJOY 88 NEWMAN STREET W.I.”

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