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Woman's day dress

American
1950s


Place of Use: New Hampshire, United States

Dimensions

Overall (CB): 116.8 cm (46 in.)

Accession Number

2002.210

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Sleeveless sun dress of pink fabric with purple, brown, magenta, green and yellow stripes scattered with printed Chinese motifs. Full skirt with V at waist and at back; V-neck center front button closure with seven purple, textured sphere buttons. Label: “Claire McCardell by Townley”

Provenance

Charlotte K. Anderson; Gift to the MFA, June 26, 2002

Credit Line

The Charlotte K. Anderson Revocable Trust in memory of Charlotte K. Anderson