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Woman's ensemble (dress and coat)

American
1990s
Designed by Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004)


Dimensions

Center back: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.327.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool plain weave (crepe); plastic buttons

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black and green short sleeve knee length dress with pink trim on the collar, belt, and sleeves; green skirt and black top. Labeled: “Geoffrey Beene.” Green long sleeve swing coat with pink trim on the collar, along the center front, hem, pocket, and sleeves; colorful plastic buttons on center front. Labeled: “Geoffrey Beene.”

Provenance

Purchased by the donor, Mary Tavener Holmes, in the 1990s at Grace Jones Shop in Salado, Texas; Gift to the MFA (Accession date: June 25, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary Tavener Holmes