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Woman's blouse

mid 1970s

Object Place: London, England


Center back: 61 cm (24 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Rayon satin weave, printed

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Retro 1940s-inspired pink satin blouse printed with an allover pattern of colorful tubes of paint, brushes, and palates. Keyhole neckline finished with black satin tie, trimmed at round collar, hem, and sleeves with black satin ruffle. Black buttons down the center front. Two belt loops, one at each side seam. Three interior labels, “14/Miss Mouse/London,” “100% Rayon/Made in England,” and “This garment should/be dry cleaned/NOT WASHED.”


November 7, 2009, purchased from vintage boutique in London by Frederic A. Sharf; gift of Sharf and his wife Jean to the MFA (Accession date: December 16, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf