dress (dress, belt)

Mollie Parnis, Designer (American, 1902-1992)

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Mrs. William H. Ball, Indianapolis; given to the Indianapolis Museum of Art in 1975.

Object Information

designer
Mollie Parnis (American, 1902-1992)
creation date
early 1950s
materials
silk taffeta, velvet trim
dimensions
A) dress: center back 48-1/2 in., center front 39-3/4 in., bust 35 in., waist 28 in., hips 40 in., sleeve length 7 in., shoulders 15-1/2 in.
B) belt: 32 x 1-1/4 in.
mark descriptions
A) dress: Label, sewn: Mollie Parnis / NEW YORK
Label, sewn: 35 [handwritten] / Order No. 3780 / Style 13 / Size 300 14 / Remarks [illegible]
B) belt: Stamped, back side: 14 MollieParnis
accession number
S0896.75.169A-B
credit line
Gift of Mrs. William H. Ball
collection
Textile and Fashion Arts

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