Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004)
Object Place: New York, New York, United States
Center back (bolero): 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.) Center back (gown): 119.4 cm (47 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with silk, sequins and beads
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Woman’s lime green silk satin bolero. Shoulders decorated by large black embroidered flowers with beaded detail.
Black wool strapless evening dress. Full length with zipper closure at center back.
Interior label 'Geoffery Beene'
1990's, sold by Geoffrey Beene Boutique, New York, NY to Maisie Houghton, Boston, MA; 2013, gift of Houghton to the MFA. (Accession date: February 27, 2013)
Gift of Maisie Houghton
Reproduced with permission.