Woman's evening dress

American
Fall 1968
Designed by Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 134.6 cm (53 in.)

Accession Number

2003.363

Medium or Technique

Fulled wool twill and silk modified plain weave with twill tape trim

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Evening dress from Fall 1968 “Confederate collection” with camel wool short waist bodice trimmed with cream-colored twill tape and ivory silk covered buttons to resemble military uniform, long sleeves with scooped neck; full cream-colored silk skirt gathered at high waist. Labeled “Geoffrey Beene”

Provenance

Geoffrey Beene archive; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Geoffrey Beene

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.