Evening ensemble

American
about 2000
Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back (bolero): 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.) Center back (gown): 119.4 cm (47 in.)

Accession Number

2013.195.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk, sequins and beads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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.

Signed

Interior label 'Geoffery Beene'

Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Gift of Maisie Houghton

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.