Woman's dress

American
about 1970
Labeled Beene Bazaar (American, founded 1969), Retailed by Sara Fredericks (American, founded 1940), Designed for Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

CB 91.4 cm (36 in.) Overall (belt): 2.5 x 82.6 cm (1 x 32 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2003.337.1-2

Medium or Technique

Synthetic fiber plain weave with cotton machine embroidery; synthetic leather belt

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress of navy blue synthetic organdy embroidered in white cotton in overall pattern of circles with a lined gathered skirt, white Peter Pan collar, red bow, and long sleeves with cuffs, and black synthetic patent leather belt. Labels read “Beene Bazaar” and “Sara Frederick’s”

Provenance

Purchased at Sara Fredericks, Boston by Margaret M. Lincoln, 1970; Gift to the MFA, June 25, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Margaret M. Lincoln

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.