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Woman's ensemble (dress, jacket and belt)

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


Dimensions

Center back: 106.7 cm (42 in.)

Accession Number

2008.326.1-3

Medium or Technique

Wool knit and novelty weave; silk plain weave lining; leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Brown knit long sleeve dress with a turtleneck collar and red wool hounds tooth skirt with pockets at the hip. Labeled: “Geoffrey Beene/ New York.” Matching red wool hounds tooth jacket with long sleeves, and darts at the bust and waist. Labeled: “Geoffrey Beene.” Brown leather belt.

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