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Woman's dress

about 1980


Object Place: Rome, Italy

Dimensions

139.7 cm (55 in.)

Accession Number

2002.214

Medium or Technique

Silk satin and rayon machine lace appliquéd with sequins

Not On View

Collections

Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s dress of black lace with design of applied sequins and satin piping patterned into an allover rose-like motif with nine lace and fabric covered buttons up centerback.

Provenance

Purchased from Closet Caper, Houston, Texas by Elizabeth Ann Coleman; Gift to the MFA, June 26, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Ann Coleman