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Woman's four part suit

Designed by James Galanos (American, born in 1924), Retailed by Neiman Marcus (American, founded 1907)


Center Back (jacket): 48.3 cm (19 in.) Center Back (shirt): 38.1 cm (15 in.) Center Back (shorts inseam): 25.4 cm (10 in.) Center Back (belt): 83.8 cm (33 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wool and synthetic mix; twill weave; silk; satin, synthetic fabric and leather

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Black wool long sleeve jacket with three rhinestone encrusted buttons, labeled: “Galanos/Neiman Marcus”. Strapless top with gray pleated bust and black satin bottom, labeled: Galanos/ Neiman Marcus”. Black knee length shorts, labeled: “Galanos/Neiman Marcus”. gray wide belt with textured fabric, labeled: “Galanos”.


Gift to MFA, December 14, 2005

Credit Line

Gift of Julia Anderson Frankel