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Catalog Number 2016.001.157
Object Name Dress
Description Woman's brown wool dress. The dress has a high collar, long sleeves, hidden pockets on the side seams, a zipper closure at the back, and three vertical seams on bodice front which extend to the skirt. The central bodice seam continues into a single pleat at the center of the skirt. A narrow matching fabric belt is sewn at the sides of the front waistline and includes decorative brass loops on each side. The dress is fully-lined with a brown rayon/acetate fabric. Label on inside back seam of skirt: "Mollie Parnis, New York." Also an "ILGWU [International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union]" label.
Artist Mollie Parnis
Collection Costume/Textile
Date c. 1965
Dimensions H-40 W-17 D-2.5 inches
Material Wool
Search Terms Mollie Parnis