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Wedding dress

American
1960s
Priscilla of Boston (American, 1947–2010)


Dimensions

CF: 51.5"

Accession Number

2011.2241

Medium or Technique

Silk satin, embroidered with glass beads and faux pearls

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long-sleeved ivory silk satin sheath dress with princess seams, low round neckline and deep Watteau back extending into long train. Front two sleeve cuffs embellished with pearls and white beads in floral pattern. Sleeves finished with row of 14 covered buttons. 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