Woman's dress with matching jacket

American
Spring 1987
Designed by Geoffrey Beene (American, 1927–2004)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

Center back (dress): 132.1 cm (52 in.) Center back (jacket): 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2003.374.1-2

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (faille) and cotton plain weave; jacket lined with quilted cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Dress with full skirt of yellow silk faille printed with purple spots, gathered into corset waist of turquoise silk plain weave and upper bodice of cotton shirting with fine white and lavender stripes, seams trimmed with silver lamé. Matching yellow and purple printed silk faille bolero quilted with lavender and white shirting, seams trimmed with silver lamé. Labeled “Geoffrey Beene”

Provenance

Geoffrey Beene archive; Gift to the MFA, September 17, 2003

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Geoffrey Beene

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.