Woman's pantsuit

American
about 1975


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Jacket (center back): 55.9 cm (22 in.); pants 111.8 cm (44 in.);

Accession Number

2003.366.1-3

Medium or Technique

Printed silk plain weave (shantung)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Silk shantung pantsuit with green, floral-printed sleeveless blouse, button front closure with pleats at either side of center front, open below to create fullness at bottom half of blouse; orange floral-printed jacket with center front button closure, pleats on either side of center front, open below to create fullness at jacket bottom, pleats at shoulders and at cuff; and yellow floral-printed full pants. 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.