Woman's dress

American
1970
Designed by Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Center back: 123.2 cm (48 1/2 in.) Center front: 124.5 cm (49 in.) Waist: 27 1/2 in. Bust: 36 1/2 In.

Accession Number

2002.218

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Peasant-style floor-length dress with large-scale, vibrant pattern in red, blue, black, yellow, and green; fitted bodice has lace front and full gathered skirt with large ruffle at hem. Dress partially taken out by original owner, restitched.

Provenance

Gift from Alice Topp Lee to Elizabeth Ann Coleman, 1989; Gift to the MFA, June 26, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Ann Coleman

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.