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Woman's "Yellow Pages" paper dress

American
about 1966


Object Place: Ashville, North Carolina, United States

Dimensions

CB 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.136

Medium or Technique

Cellulose and cotton non-woven fabric, printed; cotton plain weave (bias tape) trim

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Yellow paper dress with all-over printed design of collaged yellow pages advertisements, tie collar, and black bias tape binding at armscye. Label: “Waste Basket Boutique by Mars of Ashville, N.C.”

Provenance

Purchased at internet auction from Jane Hanson, Wall, NJ by Susan Ward, January 2003; Purchased by the MFA, March 26, 2003

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund