Designed by Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004)
Object Place: United States
Center back: 123.2 cm (48 1/2 in.) Center front: 124.5 cm (49 in.) Waist: 27 1/2 in. Bust: 36 1/2 In.
Medium or Technique
Printed silk plain weave
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Peasant-style floor-length dress with large-scale, vibrant pattern in red, blue, black, yellow, and green; fitted bodice has lace front and full gathered skirt with large ruffle at hem. Dress partially taken out by original owner, restitched.
Gift from Alice Topp Lee to Elizabeth Ann Coleman, 1989; Gift to the MFA, June 26, 2002
Gift of Elizabeth Ann Coleman
Reproduced with permission.