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Wedding dress

American
1950s
Designed for Priscilla of Boston (American, 1947–2010), Design attributed to John Burbidge (American (born in 1922))


Dimensions

CF: 57"

Accession Number

2011.2240

Medium or Technique

Sik taffeta with silk tulle, applique flowers

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless wedding dress with bodice of blush colored, pleated silk taffeta with appliqued flowers at neckline and dropped waistline, full skirt made of silk net over silk petticoat. Blue label: Priscilla of Boston

Provenance

2011, year-end gift of Priscilla of Boston to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Priscilla of Boston in honor of Elizabeth Dirico and Teresinha McGonigal