Woman's evening ensemble

American
1992


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back (gown): 142.2 cm (56 in.) Center back (jacket): 43.2 cm (17 in.)

Accession Number

2004.158.1-2

Medium or Technique

Wool jersey, silk plain weave (taffeta), net and lace with silk satin piping; net embroidered and appliquéd with chenille, sequins, glass beads

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Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Evening dress of brown and blue striped wool jersey bodice trimmed with pink satin piping and brown taffeta skirt with lace underskirt and matching black net jacket from “Circus Collection” of Fall 1992.

Provenance

Geoffrey Beene archive; Gift to the MFA, March 24, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Geoffrey Beene

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.