Woman's dress

American
about 1957
John P. John (American (born in Germany), 1906–1993)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

118 x 41 cm (46 7/16 x 16 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

2001.931

Medium or Technique

Synthetic and metallic (lurex?) knit; acetate taffeta lining

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s sleeveless sheath cocktail dress of black and gold (lurex?) metallic knit. Square neckline, high waist, bloused back. Acetate taffeta lining. Label: Mr. John Couturier Boutique.

Provenance

Bess Shaw Piper; Elizabeth Ann Coleman; gift to MFA, January 23, 2002.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Ann Coleman