Woman's coat

American
Fall 2004
Designed by Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004), Fabric designed by Karen Mannerstål (Swedish), Fabric manufactured by Klippans Yllefabrik AB


Object Place: New York, New York

Dimensions

Center back: 78.7 cm (31 in.)

Accession Number

2004.689

Medium or Technique

Wool and cotton twill, fulled

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Swing coat of double-faced fulled wool (80% wool, 20% cotton), blue ground with white abstract circle pattern. Made from a blanket (or blankets), “Bubbles” pattern, designed by Karin Mannerstål for Klippans, Sweden.

Provenance

Geoffrey Beene archive; Gift to the MFA, October 27, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Geoffrey Beene

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.