Deaccessioned June 26, 2014
Woman's evening dress
Henri Bendel Department Store (American, founded 1895)
Object Place: New York, USA
128.2 x 68.5 cm (50 1/2 x 26 15/16 in.) measured flat for hanging storage
Medium or Technique
Silk figured satin, silk chiffon and net linings with metal zippers
Sleeveless, ballerina length evening dress, full circular skirt, wide round neckline, fitted bodice; made of figured white satin in design of slightly serpentine bands with irregualr edges outlined with gold bands alternating satin and cloth bands having small-scale flowers in white weft floats, skirt lined with coarse net.
1954, gift of Mrs. Frederic W. Hilles to the MFA (Accession date: June 10, 1954); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.
Gift of Mrs. Frederick W. Hilles