Woman's bolero

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


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 36.8 cm (14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2013.193

Medium or Technique

Wool twill, fulled; embroidered with plastic paillettes, balls, and pompoms

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s cream-colored bolero. Black pleated satin collar. Black piping at shoulders and sleeve cuffs. Jacket decorated with large black sequins, large black beads and black pompoms.
Interior Label: (black stitch on white writing) 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